27 Sep 2017 20:58

Putin orders working out easier rules for granting Russian citizenship to Far East's major foreign investors

MOSCOW. Sept 27 (Interfax) - Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Russian government to work on the issue of further simplification of the procedure of granting Russian citizenship to foreign investors, who have made investments in the amount of $10 million and over $10 million in the Far Eastern Federal District, under a deadline set until December 31, 2017.

The list of instructions following the working trip to the Far Eastern Federal District on September 5-8, 2017, was published on the Kremlin website on Wednesday.

Foreign investors, who will invest at least $10 million into Russia's Far East, will be able to acquire Russian citizenship in accordance with simplified procedure, Putin said earlier.