Russia eases citizenship for all Ukrainians

BEIJING, April 27. /TASS/. Moscow is considering the possibility of easing citizenship rules for all Ukrainian nationals, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at a press conference wrapping up his visit to China.


Tories hit by worst poll result ‘in 16 years’ as supporters flock to Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party

Matt Foster, PoliticsHome||The Conservatives have slumped to one of their lowest-ever poll results as supporters appeared to be switching their allegiance to Nigel Farage’s new Brexit Party.

Theresa May

A fresh survey of Westminster voting intention by pollster ComRes put the Tories on just 23% support, a full 10 points behind Labour and just nine points ahead of the week-old Eurosceptic outfit.

The poll – commissioned by the Brexit Express pressure group – is the first Westminster study to include the Brexit Party launched last week by former UKIP leader Mr Farage. In a boost for Jeremy Corbyn, a third (33%) of voters said they intended to back Labour at the next election – while the Brexit Party registered 17% support. Blow for Tories and Labour as Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party takes EU elections poll leadWATCH: Tory MP hints that she could vote for Nigel Farage’s new Brexit party in EU election Nigel Farage will lead new Brexit party as founding boss quits over anti-Islam tweets

ComRes chief executive Andrew Hawkins told the Daily Telegraph: “This is the lowest Tory support I can remember in 16 years in this job.

Annunziata Rees-Mogg was unveiled as the Brexit Party's star candidate at the European elections

Annunziata Rees-Mogg was unveiled as the Brexit Party’s star candidate at the European elections

“For months now polls have been showing a build-up of anger and frustration among voters, and while Ukip are now seen as being beyond the pale, the Brexit Party has made a protest vote acceptable again – it is offering voters an opportunity to scratch the itch of Brexit.”

The study shows that only 53% of 2017 Conservative voters say they would vote for the Tories again in the next general election.