Moskalkova offered to give citizenship of the Russian Federation to children of Russians born abroad Russian News EN

Moskalkova offered to give Russian citizenship to Russian children born abroad

Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatyana Moskalkova proposed to give Russian citizenship to Russian children born abroad. She presented the relevant amendments to the “Citizenship” law in State Dumareports RIA News.

According to the Ombudsman’s idea, a child is offered Russian citizenship by birth if one of the parents had a Russian passport on the child’s birthday, regardless of where the child was born. The version of the bill, which passed the first reading, stipulates that such a child can receive citizenship if he was born in Russia.

Previously reportedonly for the inhabitants Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova And Ukrainewho live in Russia want to restore simplified acceptance of Russian citizenship. First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs Konstantin Zatulin also introduced an amendment in which he proposes to reduce the period of residence for the possibility of obtaining a simplified passport from three years to one year.

March 15 Zatulin said on amendments to the law “On citizenship”, received by the State Duma Committee on CIS Affairs, involving the deprivation of Russian citizenship acquired for a number of offenses, including discrediting the ‘OSV or betrayal.

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