The passport of the citizen of the Donetsk national Republic since the beginning of the issue (March 2016) has received more than 40 thousand people. About this trend today. DAN said the head of the migration service of the interior Ministry DPR Vladimir Krasnoshchek.
"As of 1 Jan 2017 migration service of the Ministry of internal Affairs issued more than 40 thousand passports of the Republican model", he said.
Krasnoshchek added that as of today was still more than 45 thousand applications from residents for a passport for the Republican sample.
Recall that the issuing of passports began in the Republic on 16 March 2016. The first 20 documents issued personally by the Head of the DPR Alexander Zakharchenko. Then the authorities declared that the first passport will be given to the inhabitants, who at the time the information reached 16, 25 and 45 years, and have lost for various reasons, the Ukrainian passport. About the beginning of mass passportization of the population Zakharchenko said later, June 21.