The Ombudswoman put forward a proposal to issue Russian passports at foreign MFCs.
Will Russian passports be issued abroad?
< p>Commissioner for Human Rights in Russia Tatyana Moskalkova proposed to simplify the procedure for obtaining civil passports for Russians who left the country for a long time by organizing the work of the MFC abroad. Earlier, Tatiana Moskalkova also suggested issuing these documents at consular offices.
According to experts, in order to organize the work of the MFC abroad, it will be necessary to amend at least two Federal Laws, and, in addition, adopt several government decrees.
At the moment, the exact number of those who left Russia is unknown. However, according to Alfa-Bank analysts, more than 1 million people left Russia in the third quarter of 2022. There is no official data on the number of Russians who left the country in 2023.