FMS underlines the growing interest to the program of resettlement to the Russian Federation
Overseas compatriots from year to year show an increasing interest for resettlement in Russia: this year, as part of the list of activities resettlement of compatriots to Russia came about 47 thousand people, said on Thursday the head of Department on organization of work with compatriots of the FMS of Russia Vitaly Yakovlev.
according to him, during the entire period of implementation of the state program on assistance to voluntary intersection of compatriots to Russia has arrived more than 210 thousand people as of August of the current year - about 47 thousand people.
" So we see that from year to year the interest of compatriots ' resettlement to the Russian Federation is increased. This year's index are in practice a quarter of all who moved during the action programme, " said Yakovlev at a press conference in MIA " Russia today ".
He said that in Russia came into force a law that allows people with temporary asylum in Russia, to take part in the state program. Such decision was accepted in connection with a large number of Ukrainian Citizens seeking asylum in Russia.
according to the information Yakovlev, now more than 12 thousand of Ukrainians expressed their desire to take part in the state program." They will be able to obtain Russian citizenship in the period up to 6 months, " said Yakovlev.
The state program on assistance to voluntary resettlement of compatriots from abroad was approved in 2006 by the decree of the President of the Russian Federation. In September 2012, has released a new version of the program. If the settlers took only 40 regions of Russia, The present - 47, 3 more of the subject.