MP of the State Duma of Russia and former prosecutor of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaia still has the Ukrainian citizenship as at October 2017. Ukrainian truth reported this citing the response of the presidential administration on the request of MP Sergy Leshchenko.
According to the document, President Petro Poroshenko did not revoke the Ukrainian citizenship of Poklonska and the Migration Service, Foreign Ministry and diplomatic institutions did not submit the proper document to him.
'The preparations of the submitting of the citizenship revoking is the authority of the State Migration Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, diplomatic and consular institutions according to the articles 24,25 of the law 'On Citizenship'', the administration noted.
According to the law 'On Ukrainian citizenship', the citizenship is revoked by the proper order of the president of Ukraine. The date of the citizenship revoking is the date of the proper order publishing.
The Prosecutor General's Office opened the criminal proceedings towards Poklonska due to the treason and ban of Crimean Tatar Mejlis.