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On May 20, the State Duma adopted a new law introducing criminal liability for the Russian citizens concealing their citizenship in another country. An exception has been made for the Russians permanently living abroad.
On Wednesday, May 14, the State Duma approved in first reading the bill on dual citizenship. The document requires citizens to notify in writing the local FMS (Federal Migration Service) upon obtaining foreign citizenship within one month after receiving it.
The results of the 2015 DV Diversity Visa Green Card lottery are available as of May 1, 2014. If you applied to win a green card in 2013 now is the time to check whether you won a chance to legally live in the USA. New this year: if you've lost your confirmation number there is a tool to retrieve it.