Putin signs decree to fast-track Russian citizenship for Ukrainians

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Russian President, Vladimir Putin, extends a fast-track Russian citizenship process to make eligibility more streamlined for all Ukrainians.

Is this simply another control tactic or could Russia’s declining population be a pressing insecurity for the country?

Reporter Sophie Coghill asked Dr. Alexey Muraviev, Associate Professor of National Security & Strategic Studies at Curtin University Perth, what this decision could symbolize…

 

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