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Poroshenko’s amendments could strip millions of their Ukrainian citizenship

The Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko proposed amendments to the citizenship law to regard any person who voluntarily took another country’s citizenship as having waived their Ukrainian citizenship, this introducing a mechanism for automatic loss of Ukrainian citizenship. Some rights groups estimate that if the law passes, as many as 5 million people could be stripped of Ukrainian citizenship. 

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