News from Russia.

Dmitry Bykov in USADmitry Bykov, a famous Russian writer, poet and journalist, will present his program for the first time in Charlotte, NC, on April 17, 2015.

Dual citizenship and permanent residencyOn May 20, the State Duma adopted a new law introducing criminal liability for the Russian citizens concealing their citizenship in another country. An exception has been made for the Russians permanently living abroad.

victory day russia 2013A military parade was held on May 9 in Moscow, Russia, to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. Watch the video recording of this parade here.

Dual citizenshipOn Wednesday, May 14, the State Duma approved in first reading the bill on dual citizenship. The document requires citizens to notify in writing the local FMS (Federal Migration Service) upon obtaining foreign citizenship within one month after receiving it.