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Russia May Ease Citizenship Rules for Those Born in Soviet Union

July 09, 2012

Russia may ease citizenship requirements for people born in the Soviet Union and their direct descendants, as well as those whose families were subjects of the tsarist empire, President Vladimir Putin said.

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