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Ukraine furious after Russia speeds up passport process in eastern Ukraine

Thursday 20:00 GMT

The new decree makes it easier for people living in separatist-controlled parts of eastern Ukraine to obtain Russian citizenship.

Ukraine's ambassador to the United Nations said he would ask the UN Security Council to halt Russia from enacting the decree. Send Facebook Twitter google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. Ukraine's president-elect, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, called for more international sanctions against Russia over the decree.

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