YEREVAN. – As noted in the official website of Kremlin, the formal residence of the President of the Russian Federation (RF), President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on September 15 with respect to the “Fellow Countrymen” state program and made it permanent, Haykakan Zhamanak daily reports.
“The Government of Armenia did not comment on this yesterday [Wednesday]. Thousands of Armenia’s citizens have already settled in RF with this program. [And] Following Putin’s decree, this has become more alluring and it could give new impetus to emigration from Armenia,” Haykakan Zhamanak writes.