More than 600,000 Ukrainian Optimists have Chosen Their European Future

Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, or whoever writes his Twitter, is a joker..

Read this flowery tweet:

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Ukraine is a great potential of human power, great potential of human faith. Ukraine is a country of optimists with a unique faith in Europe and our own European future.

Eurostat confirms that more that 600,000 Ukrainian optimists have already decided to materialise their European future. I quote:

In 2017, citizens of Ukraine (662 000 beneficiaries, of which almost 88% in Poland) continued to receive the highest number of permits in the EU…

Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians are also choosing a Russian future. Kommentarii.ua reports:

In the period between 2014-2016, 170,000 Ukrainian received Russian citizenship. 24,141 in 2014, 67,400 in 2015, and 75,497 in first nine month of 2016.

In 2017, 85,119 Ukrainians have received Russian citizenship, 67,022 have received a residency, 144,530 Ukrainians live in Russia based on residency documents.

Temporary residence permits were issued to 96,612 Ukrainians in 2017, in total 201,631 Ukrainians live in Russia with these documents.

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