Information on whether a person born in Ukraine whose ethnic group is given as Russian on the USSR internal passport [listed as nationality] but whose mother was born on Estonian Territory before 1940, could acquire Ukrainian nationality [citizenship] [UKR11765]

Please consult the Ukrainian law On Ukrainian Citizenship available at Regional Documentation Centres and the Question and Answer Series paper, CIS, Baltic States and Georgia: Nationality Legislation (IRBDC, April 1992) which contains the most up-to-date information on this subject currently available to the DIRB. Please note that, because of the number of factors which may be involved, the DIRB cannot provide information on the application of the nationality laws of the former Soviet republics to a specific case.