The State Migration Service of Ukraine begins the check of the legality of the provision of the Ukrainian citizenship to the foreigners. Tatiana Nikitina, the Deputy Chairman of the Migration Service claimed this as Ukrainian News reported.
'We began the check of our territorial departments toward the issuance of the citizenship since today', Nikitina reported.
She noted that five commissions with the representatives of the Migration Service, the SBU, Interior Ministry and police began the work.
They will check the legality of the court decisions that became the ground for the provision of the Ukrainian citizenship and also the check of the terms of the stay for the foreigners who got the Ukrainian citizenship in the territory of the country.
The check of all decision on the provision of the Ukrainian citizenship since 1991 was begun at the order of the Interior Ministry.
Nikitina noted that 177 cases of the illegal issuance of the Ukrainian citizenship were spotted in 2017.
According to the UN, more than 35, 000 people in Ukraine do not have the citizenship as at October 2017. Mostly, the representatives of the national minorities have the problems with the citizenship in Ukraine