Ukraine: Information on requirements that a soldier must sign a document promising not to leave the former USSR for a period of five years, including information on penalties applicable for doing so
|Publisher||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada|
|Author||Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada|
|Publication Date||1 September 1992|
|Citation / Document Symbol||UKR11623|
|Cite as||Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Ukraine: Information on requirements that a soldier must sign a document promising not to leave the former USSR for a period of five years, including information on penalties applicable for doing so, 1 September 1992, UKR11623, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ac0e1f.html [accessed 23 April 2014]|
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Information on Ukraine specific to this topic is not currently available to the IRBDC. However, information on this topic for the former Soviet Union is provided in the attached Response to Information Request SUN11444 of 17 August 1992. In addition, please find attached an excerpt from a Helsinki Watch report which provides further information on the application of legal restrictions on exit from the former USSR.
There is no further information currently available to the IRBDC on this topic.
Helsinki Watch. August 1992. Russian Residence and Travel Restrictions. Vol. 4, No. 14. New York.
Immigration and Refugee Board Documentation Centre (IRBDC), Ottawa. 17 August 1992. Response to Information Request SUN11444.