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President of Ukraine

Head of State made a decision to terminate the Ukrainian citizenship of persons subject to sanctions whose foreign citizenship was exposed

President of Ukraine

7 September 2022 - 23:35

The National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine on Wednesday decided to apply restrictive measures to 606 individuals who belong to the leadership of the Russian Federation. President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced this in a video address.

"28 members of the Security Council of Russia, 154 members of the Federation Council of Russia, 424 deputies of the State Duma of Russia. They are all responsible for this war, for the terror against our people. And none of them will avoid responsibility - it's only a matter of time. We have already taken some of the necessary legal, diplomatic and political steps for this responsibility for them. We also take all other steps deliberately," Volodymyr Zelenskyy said.

Also, according to him, today the Security Service conducted an important operation regarding the activities of some persons subject to sanctions on the territory of our country.

"I have repeatedly emphasized: there will be no place for smugglers and criminal networks in Ukraine. The customs officials who helped the smugglers, including the leadership, have been removed from office and will receive a legal response for all their illegal actions," the President emphasized.

The Head of State also announced that based on the proposal of the Security Service of Ukraine and in accordance with the current legislation, he decided to terminate the Ukrainian citizenship of those persons subject to sanctions, whose foreign citizenship, in particular Russian and Romanian, was exposed.



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