MULTIPLE CITIZENSHIP IN UKRAINE: WILL WE OPEN THE “PANDORA’S BOX”?

Keywords: citizenship, multiple citizenship, dual citizenship, Ukrainian citizenship, constitution

Abstract

The article is devoted to study the constitutional experience of foreign states (Republics of the former USSR, which became independent states) in resolving the issue of dual citizenship. The legislation of Ukraine on citizenship and its changes during the years of independence is analyzed. The draft law “About making changes to the Law of Ukraine ”About citizenship of Ukraine“ about the bases and order of acquisition and termination of citizenship of Ukraine”, registered in the Parliament of Ukraine on December 2, 2021, under No. 6368, on the subject of the introduction of dual citizenship in Ukraine, introduced by the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to the Supreme Rada of Ukraine is analyzed. The reasons and possible negative consequences of the introduction of dual citizenship in Ukraine are clarified. The conclusion about the inexpediency of the introduction of dual citizenship in Ukraine is made.

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2022-04-28
How to Cite
Shliakhtun, P., & Kolyukh, V. (2022). MULTIPLE CITIZENSHIP IN UKRAINE: WILL WE OPEN THE “PANDORA’S BOX”?. Scientific Journal of Polonia University, 50(1), 205-214. https://doi.org/10.23856/5025