Children born in the Kherson region after February 24 will receive Russian citizenship Children born in the Kherson region after February 24 will automatically receive Russian citizenship, the regional administration said. Previously, Putin simplified the procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship for residents of this region * u003d “In the Kherson region they promised “automatic” Russian citizenship to children” />
All children who were born in the Kherson region after February 24 will automatically receive Russian citizenship. Kirill Stremousov, deputy head of the military-civilian administration of the region, told TASS about this.
According to him, orphans have already received Russian citizenship.
The Russian Ministry of Defense reported on the capture of Kherson under control a few days after the start of the military operation in Ukraine. By March 15, the military had established full control over the entire territory of the region. Later, a military-civilian administration was created there, headed by Volodymyr Saldo, who headed Kherson until 2012. Stremousov was appointed deputy head at the end of April.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking about the beginning of the military operation in Ukraine, emphasized that the occupation of the territories of Ukraine is not the purpose of the special operation, but noted that Moscow recognizes the right of all peoples to self-determination: “We consider it important that this right” the right to choose— could use all the peoples living on the territory of today's Ukraine. Anyone who wants it, & mdash; said Putin.
After the start of the special operation, Ukraine announced the severance of diplomatic relations with Russia, introduced martial law and announced general mobilization.
After the appointment of the military-civilian administration in the Kherson region, Russian TV channels began broadcasting, the new authorities also announced the launch of a dual-currency zone (with the circulation of the hryvnia and the ruble), which should later become completely ruble.
At the end of May, Russian President Vladimir Putin simplified the procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship for residents of the Kherson region and Zaporozhye. In the spring of 2019, residents of the DPR and LPR received such a right, and in the summer of the same year, the president signed a decree allowing all Ukrainians who lived in any area of the Lugansk or Donetsk regions of Ukraine to apply for Russian citizenship in a simplified manner.
Read on RBC Pro Pro When an IT specialist can be replaced by a software robot and save money Pro articles Why Russian oil and gas is not as bad as it seems, and what to expect from shares . How to be Pro Instructions Being a vegan is beneficial. Is it true? >On the day when Putin signed a decree on simplified citizenship for residents of the Kherson region, Stremousov said that the authorities of the region “quietly” prepare centers for issuing Russian passports. “The centers are already partially ready,” & mdash; Stremousov reported.
Representatives of the military-civilian administration of the city have repeatedly spoken out in favor of the entry of the Kherson region into Russia.
In mid-May, Stremousov said that the authorities were going to appeal to Putin with a request to annex the region to the country. Later, he noted that the region headed for unification with Russia and would not return under the control of Kyiv.
Secretary of the General Council of United Russia, First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Andrei Turchak said that he had no doubts that that the Kherson region will become part of Russia, like the DPR and LPR. Turchak also said that a referendum on this issue should be held in the Zaporozhye region of Ukraine after the shelling stops there and a “safety zone” appears.
The decision to hold referendums in the Donbass should be made by the residents themselves, the press said -Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov.
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