‎Ukrainians‬ in occupied Donbas forced to take Russian passports


War in the Donbas

Residents of militant-controlled population centers in eastern Ukraine are being forced to obtain Russian passports, UNIAN has learnt from the media relations department of the State Border Service of ‪‎Ukraine‬.

“Forceful issuance of ‪‎Russian‬ passports is taking place in population centers controlled by the militants,” the service reported at 16:35 Kyiv time.

The report also said that pro-Russia militants had breached the cease-fire at the border, and Russian military units and illegal armed groups continued to concentrate in certain areas and to increase their combat effectiveness over the previous 24 hours.

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