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Russia’s Citizenship Power-Play in Ukraine is Pretty Weak

by Peter Spiro

by Peter Spiro Russian President Dimitry Medvedev yesterday announced a legislative initiative to fast-track citizenship for non-resident native Russian speakers. He didn’t single out ethnic Russians in Ukraine, but the context says it all. The citizenship shift (variations of which have been floated since the Maidan erupted last month) would allow Russia to amplify its […]

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