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 Oligarch Grigorishyn gained Ukrainian citizenship, - source

Citizen of the Republic of Cyprus and the Russian Federation Konstantin Grigorishyn has obtained Ukrainian nationality.

Censor.NET reports citing own source.

It is known that Grigorishyn filed an application to the migration service to be admitted to Ukrainian citizenship under a simplified procedure according to his territorial origin and first paragraph of the Article 8 of the Law of Ukraine "On Citizenship of Ukraine" due to the fact that he was born in the territory of Ukraine.

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The provisions of Article 8 of the Law "On Citizenship of Ukraine" do not stipulate any reasons which ban gaining of Ukraine's citizenship under territorial origin. Therefore, the existence of any criminal proceedings initiated in the territory of Ukraine, or for example, the Russian Federation, against a person is not a ground for negative decision to grant one the Ukraine's citizenship according to one's territorial origin.

 
 
 
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