"Russian president Vladimir Putin should not expect that ukrainians are biting on his latest gambit – that ukrainians should be able to apply and obtain a Russian passport within three months."
"that is The opinion of Ukraine's president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskyj."
"Putin has previously announced that it will be easier for residents of the breakaway regions of Donetsk and Luhansk in eastern Ukraine to be Russian citizens. Last Saturday, he opened that it would apply to the whole of Ukraine."
"Around 13 000 people have lost their lives in the war between the government forces and the ryskstödda separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk, which, in spite of a comprehensive ceasefire agreement in 2015, has been running since Russia annexed the crimean peninsula in 2014."