Over 40 thousand residents receive DPR passports in 2016 – Migration service

Over 40 thousand people have received DPR passports since beginning of issuing (March 2016), the DPR Ministry of Internal Affairs Migration Service Chief Vladimir Krasnoshchyoka said.   

“As on January 1, 2017 the migration service of the Internal Affairs Ministry has issued over 40 thousand DPR passports,” said Vladimir Krasnoshchyoka.  

He added that as on today more than forty-five thousand applications from residents for receiving the passports had been registered. 

It should be noted that DPR passport issue started on March, 15 in the Republic. The Head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Aleksandr Zakharchenko personally gave passports to the first 20 citizens. 

DONi News Agency