Russia Opens First Center To Issue Russian Passports to East Ukrainians

The center for issuing Russian passports to residents of the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic (LNR) opened on Novoshakhtinsk in the Rostov region on Monday. “Today, the center begins work in a test mode. We are now accepting documents from authorized persons of the LPR. As the number of requests grows, we will increase the number of such points,” said Kirill Alzinov, a representative of the Directorate General for Migration Affairs of the RF Ministry of Internal Affairs. Source: Interfax