Russians began to make out a foreign passport in 1.5 times more often

Over the past period of time, from January to March-April 2018, the Ministry of Internal Affairs issued 42% more passports than in the same period in 2017.

What is the reason for this dynamic sources don’t announce, but there is a reason to think about it. Whether it is the simplification of the paperwork (now it can be done through the MFC services), or on the eve of increasing the duty the people “thought better of it”. Although other reasons, more prosaic, are not excluded, which can only be guessed …