The procedure of granting Russian citizenship in the Crimea, appealed to the COP


The complaint against the provision of the Federal law providing for the recognition of inhabitants of the Crimea and Sevastopol citizens of Russia, have appealed to the constitutional court of Russia (COP) Olenev, A. G. (full name not specified), follows from the message published on the website of the court.

Olenev complained to the COP at the rate in part 1 of article 4 of the Federal constitutional law “About acceptance to the Russian Federation the Republic of Crimea and the formation within the Russian Federation new subjects — Republic of Crimea and city of Federal importance Sevastopol”. He believes that this norm violates his constitutional rights.

What a citizen sees a violation of their rights not specified. “The complaint is accepted to consideration”, — is spoken in the message of the COP.

Norm, which complained Olenev, provides for the recognition of citizens of Russia, residents of Crimea and Sevastopol. According to the law, citizens of Ukraine and persons without citizenship from the date of accession of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia are recognized as Russian citizens, except those who will declare their desire to retain their former status.

Date of consideration of the case is not yet assigned.