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MOSCOW, May 08. /ITAR-TASS/. More than 555,000 residents of Crimea and Sevastopol have received Russian passports in the territory of the peninsula and other Russian regions, a Federal Migration Service (FMS) official told ITAR-TASS.
A total of 13,844 applications were submitted in other Russian regions (aside from Crimea), and more than 3,400 passports were issued, the FMS said. More than 552,000 Russian passports were issued in Crimea and Sevastopol, and residents continued to submit applications.
According to the FMS report, 3,979 veterans of WWII have received Russian passports in Crimea, and 1,106 in Sevastopol.