Zakharova said in statement of foreign Minister of Ukraine about passports for Donbass

The official representative of the foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, commenting on the words of the Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Dmitry Kuleba about the Russian passports of DNR and LNR, said that these documents are historic evidence of the response of the residents of Donbass to Kiev.

Kuleba informed in interview to Agency "UKRINFORM", said that "Russian passports in the Donbass - is nonsense."

As noted by Zakharov, "useless scrap of paper" Ivan the terrible called the incriminating letter Metropolitan Philip II about the atrocities of the guardsmen, killed by Malyuta Skuratov, the Metropolitan is now revered as a Holy Hierarch Philip of Moscow.

"So passports DNR/LNR is not as simple as they seem. They not only made it possible for their holders to freely cross the border with Russia in the period of the restrictions caused by the pandemic, but become a historical evidence of the response of the residents of Donbass for many years of the atrocities of the Kiev regime. Powerfully Dmitry Ivanovich compared, of course. Importantly, don't stop", - Zakharov wrote on his page in Facebook.

Russian President Vladimir Putin on 24 April 2019 signed a decree on simplified obtaining Russian passports to the residents of the breakaway LC and the DNI. He said that the issue was of a purely humanitarian nature, Russia has no desire to create problems for Kiev, but the situation with civil rights in the Donbass out of bounds. Less than a week in the Rostov region has opened Centres for issuing Russian passports. The first passport of the Russian Federation under the simplified scheme the residents of the LNR and DNR received 14 June 2019.