FMS: up to 90 thousand Ukrainians took advantage of the program of resettlement in the Russian Federation
About 90 thousand Ukrainians since the beginning of the conflict in the Southeast of the country took advantage of the state program of assistance of voluntary resettlement of compatriots to Russia, told reporters the head of Department on organization of work with compatriots of the FMS of Russia Vitaly Yakovlev.
The state program on assistance to resettlement of compatriots from abroad was approved in 2006 by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation. In September 2012 released a new version of the program.
"last year, Residents of Ukraine who took part in the state program) 42 thousand In the current year is approaching 50. The total figure is slightly less than 90 thousand, " - said Yakovlev.
according to his statement, it is the citizens who have already obtained the certificate of a participant of the state program, was registered in the regions, we have selected For subsequent accommodation of the Russian Federation." The situation associated with those tragic events that continue in Ukraine ", - said the Commissioner of the FMS.
Just, according to him, the state program has benefited About 400 thousand people." currently in the program take part 57 regions of the Russian Federation. The programme is being implemented since 2007, and currently in the Russian Federation through it moved about 394 thousand people, " - said Yakovlev.
He noted that 98% of participants of the state program - the citizens of the States-participants of the CIS, but there are compatriots from Europe, USA, the old believers from Bolivia." Main flow - Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Moldova and Ukraine ", - said the Commissioner of the FMS.
The Ukrainian authorities began in April last year in the Donbass military operation against dissatisfied with the coup d'etat citizens of the region. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict were About 6, 5 thousand people.