January 31, 2015
"There are people who come to us and protect our land, I personally helped them in obtaining citizenship," said the head of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry
The Minister of Defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak© EPA / ROMAN PILIPEY
This was stated by Minister of Defense of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak, speaking to reporters.
KIEV, January 31. / TASS /. Foreign nationals involved in the area of military operation on the side of Ukrainian Armed Forces will be able to count on the support of the Minister of Defence in obtaining Ukrainian citizenship.
"Everyone, not just a citizen of the Russian Federation is entitled to receive Ukrainian citizenship. There are people who come to us and protect our land, I would personally help them in obtaining citizenship. I will promote it," - he said at a briefing, participants and organizers of the exhibition "Volunteer Voenprom."
Earlier, representatives of Donetsk and Lugansk proclaimed People's Republics (DNI and LC) repeatedly reported the involvement of foreign mercenaries in the military operation on the side of the Ukrainian Armed Forces. For example, under the rubble of the Donetsk airport were found dead in NATO uniforms and a large number of American-made weapons.
The situation in Ukraine. Chronicle of events. January 31