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Ukrainian citizens resident in Crimea will get their pension via mail.

Following decision was made by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, Minister of the Cabinet Ostap Semerak announced. 

“According to adopted decision, pensions and social payment will be implemented via Ukrainian mail and will be received in Crimea via Russian one”- the Minister said.

Ukrainian banks, operating on the territory of Crimea have closed their branches after the region’s annexation by Russia in March.

Crimea residents now have to take Russian citizenship, still part of Crimean society preferred to remain citizen of Ukraine.

Russian passports in Crimea are given by Russian Federal Migration Service, so the document is available on the territory of Russia only.

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine announced that those Crimeans who show the passport given by Russian Federal Migration Service will not be allowed on the territory of mainland Ukraine.

QHA