The Russian government will ask the Ukrainian side information about the investigation of the murder of former state Duma Deputy Denis Boronenkov, if it turns out that he has not lost Russian citizenship, said a senior Federal official confirmed a source in the leadership of one of the law enforcement agencies.
Denis Boronenkov killed in Kiev in a shootout near the hotel “Premier Palace”, at the intersection of Pushkin street and Taras Shevchenko Boulevard. Thursday, March 23.
“It is unlikely he has already lost the Russian citizenship is quite a lengthy process. But we are not yet able to understand [was Boronenkov at the time of the murder of a citizen of Russia],” according to a senior Federal official.
If it turns out that the ex-MP remained Russian citizenship, “we have every reason to demand information about the investigation,” the Ukrainian side, said the source .
In such cases, Russia always requests information about the investigation, confirmed a source in the leadership of one of the law enforcement agencies.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov on a question about the plans of the Russian authorities to request information about the murder investigation Boronenkov not answered.
4 Feb Boronenkov in interview to the Ukrainian edition censor.net (a resource is blocked on the territory of Russia) said that in December of 2016 received Ukrainian citizenship. In an interview with Business FM, he said that he refused citizenship. Granted whether the Russian authorities petition Boronenkov renouncing citizenship, the ex-Deputy said.
To renounce Russian citizenship in accordance with the legislation only if the person is not a defendant in a criminal case and if he has a passport of another country. May hinder and evasion of military service or unpaid taxes — if, for example, ran away from service in the army or paid taxes.
If the citizenship wants to give people living on the territory of Russia, its appeal is considering a presidential Commission on citizenship issues, which is now headed by the assistant of the head of state Yevgeny Shkolov. If a person lives abroad, the decision is up to the Embassy staff. Review of applications takes an average of six months to a year.
March 3, Basmanny court of Moscow arrested in absentia Boronenkov on charges of fraud, forcible seizure of the building and falsification of documents. Soon, he was declared internationally wanted.