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Meeting of the Commission for Citizenship Issues

April 16, 2013, Moscow

Presidential Aide Yevgeny Shkolov chaired a meeting of the Commission for Citizenship Issues.

Education and Science Minister Dmitry Livanov presented a report at the meeting on implementation of the presidential instruction on drafting the legal documents and regulations related to introducing official state tests for Russian-language skills of foreigners and recognising foreign education diplomas and certificates when deciding on applications for Russian Federation citizenship.

The commission examined 20 applications for change of citizenship: 12 people applied for Russian citizenship, 3 people wanted their Russian citizenship restored, and 5 people applied to have their Russian citizenship annulled.

April 16, 2013, Moscow