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Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree according to which the simplified procedure for obtaining Russian citizenship to residents of the occupied regions of Donetsk and Lugansk regions. On Wednesday reported the press service of the Kremlin.

According to the document, the application for admission in citizenship of the Russian Federation received from residents ORDO should be considered no more than three months from the date of submission.

The text of the decree also States that the inhabitants of certain regions of Donbass have the right to apply for admission to Russian citizenship in a simplified manner. For citizenship you should apply to provide with him the identity document, if available – change of name (surname, patronymic), the citizenship of a foreign state, the conclusion (cancellation) of marriage, birth of a child.

The interior Ministry will establish the procedure for decision-making on applications and issuance of passports.