Russia may grant citizenship to ex-Berkut officers.
Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on CIS Affairs and relations with compatriots Konstantin Zatulin said that the Duma made the granting of citizenship to ex-Berkut officers who fled to Russia.
To do this, they must Express a willingness to give up Ukrainian passports.
We will remind, ex-the Berkut officer Vitaliy Goncharenko said that he and three of his colleagues fled to Russia, as it is located in Ukraine they became dangerous. The GPU said that the information about the travel to Russia four former employees of special forces the Golden eagle checked.
While Zatulin stressed that the former Berkut fighters may not be recognized in Russia as political refugees.
“They are in the purest form are political immigrants, but we have political asylum cannot be granted to nationals of countries with which at Russia the visa-free procedure for crossing the border. But with Ukraine still we have this procedure” − said the representative of the state Duma.
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