Russia might deport four million Ukrainians

16:57, 11 July 2017

Russia could deport four million Ukrainians – in response to the biometric control for foreigners, specifically, Russians, crossing Ukrainian border; this is the restriction measure most recently implemented by the Ukrainian government.

According to Frants Klintsevich, first deputy head of the Federation Council for Defense and Security, Introduction of preliminary electronic registration system for Russian citizens entering Ukraine or the so-called biometric control is, in fact, the establishment of a visa regime between our countries.

‘Reciprocal steps will for sure follow and they to some extent can affect four million Ukrainians working in Russia,’ Russian official emphasized.