ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Jun 2014In June 2014, the government of the Russian Federation announced a change for the labour market access of foreign workers.
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On 17 June 2014, the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, adopted in third reading bill number 464776-6,concerning a simplified procedure for obtaining of Russian citizenship by certain categories of foreigners.
Concretely, foreign citizens and stateless persons who are:
In case of approval of the law by the Federation Council and if also signed by the President of the Russian Federation, the mentioned citizens residing in Russia will be able to apply for Russian citizenship in a simplified manner.