Russia issues over half a million passports to separatist republics

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Russia issues over half a million passports to separatist republics” – below is their description.

Russia has issued over half a million passports to the residents of the separatist republics in the last two years, in a process that’s being called ‘passportization’.

Ukraine says it’s illegal, but many residents are travelling large distances just to become Russian citizens.

Sky’s Moscow Correspondent Diana Magnay reports .

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