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Putin mulls easing Russian passport rules for whole Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is considering extending a scheme that makes it easier for Ukrainians to obtain Russian citizenship.

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This week he signed a decree that offers people in eastern Ukraine's separatist territories Russian passports in less than three months.

Now he says he may extend the scheme to the whole of Ukraine.

Ukrainian politicians accuse Russia of trying to make Ukraine's territorial divide permanent

Relations between the two countries were further strained this week when Ukraine's parliament passed a law making the use of the Ukrainian language mandatory for public sector workers.


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The new tensions add to the challenges facing Ukraine's President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, who ousted Petro Poroshenko at last Sunday's election by a landslide.


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November 22, 2018

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