Donetsk, Jun 14 – DAN. Thirty four DPR residents have left for the Rostov region in Russia to receive Russian passports, said the head of the DPR Migration Service of the Interior Ministry Vladimir Krasnoschekov.

"Today, 34 people are going. This is the first trip of the kind ad we plan to take people to Russia daily according to the available lists. "

More than 8,000 applications for Russian citizenship have been filed in the DPR and 7,500 of them already sent to Russian authorities.

On March 29, Russian law allowing the President to define categories of foreigners eligible for a simplified procedure came into force. The document also opens wider opportunities for participants of the voluntary compatriot resettlement program. *ot