Over 1 million Russian passports issued in Crimea

More than 1 million Russian passports have been issued in Crimea, Federal Migration Service chief Konstantin Romodanovsky told Interfax on Sunday.

"We have accepted over 1.4 million applications and issued more than a million Russian passports," he said.

Romodanovsky also said that the bulk of the work to issue Russian passports to residents of Crimea has been done.

The Federal Migration Service earlier said that a larger amount of the work to issue Russian passports to residents of Crimea is to be finished by the end of June. Then this work will continue under a schedule confirmed, it said.

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