Almost 3 thousands of Russians to relocate to Ukraine in 2017 – state statistics service

For 2017 in the Ukraine immigrated 2776 thousand citizens of Russia. According to the State statistics service of Ukraine.

The Russians, according to the state statistics service, in the lead among those who arrived in Ukraine for permanent residence. On the second place after Russia, is Turkey, 239 citizens where he moved for permanent residence to Ukraine, the third – Moldova, from which came 209. Just for permanent residency in 2017, came to Ukraine 4027.

As for the Russians, informed the state statistics service reported that in just 2017 Ukraine has driven 1.5 million citizens of the Russian Federation. The most popular purpose of stay in the country was private business – 1.4 million people. 3474 citizen of Russia in 2017 received education in Ukraine, 2152 more people arrived for work. 31140 Russians arrived to Ukraine within the framework of the programme of cultural, sporting and religious exchange.