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LUGANSK, UKRAINE – APRIL 29, 2019: A person with passports of the Lugansk People’s Republic and Ukraine is pictured outside a centre for issuing Russian passports to residents of the Lugansk People’s Republic (LNR); located in east Ukraine, the self-proclaimed Lugansk People’s Republic has been in military conflict with the government of Ukraine since 2014; on 24 April 2019, the President of Russia signed a decree to simplify the procedure for obtaining Russian passports for residents of Ukraine’s Donetsk Region and Lugansk Region. Alexander Reka/TASS (Photo by Alexander RekaTASS via Getty Images)