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Ukraine comes up with petition to ban Russians from entering country for 100 years

Earlier, a similar petition was posted on the presidential portal. Its author proposed to completely close entry to Ukraine to all Russians for the next 50 years, not to issue them a residence permit, except for those who took Kiev's side

KIEV, November 15. /TASS/. A petition demanding to ban Russians from entering Ukraine for 100 years was registered on Tuesday on the website of Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky.

"[We demand] to ban the citizens of the Russian Federation from entering Ukraine. The term of the entry ban is 100 years," the text of the petition reads.

Earlier, a similar petition was posted on the presidential portal. Its author proposed to completely close entry to Ukraine to all Russians for the next 50 years, not to issue them a residence permit, except for those who took Kiev's side. It gathered the necessary 25,000 votes to be considered by the head of the state. On September 2, responding to the petition, Zelensky instructed the Cabinet of Ministers to "continue the appropriate work, taking into account the development of the situation and the need to protect the national interests of the state".