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Russia’s Migrant Numbers Hit Record Low in 2018
For the first time in a decade, migration has been unable to cancel out Russia’s population decline.
Hundreds of Migrants Detained in Siberian Mass Raids, Reports Say
"There were no grounds for detention: they were simply ‘picked by skin color,’” a migrant rights activist said.
Record Number of Russians Want to Emigrate – Gallup
The U.S. pollster tracked a correlation between changes in Russians’ migratory mood and President Vladimir Putin’s approval ratings.
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Siberian Region Bans Migrant Workers Amid Tensions Over Rape Case
The Siberian republic of Sakha has been rocked by anti-migrant protests and sentiments in recent weeks.
Siberian City Grinds to a Halt After Locals Protest Rape Linked to Migrant
Local police have vowed to crack down on “the instigators of ethnic strife.”
Kremlin Seeks Russian-Speaking Migrants to Offset Population Decline
Russia needs up to 300,000 additional people per year to keep its population consistent.
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Latvia Builds Barbed Wire Fence on Russian Border to Combat Migration
The 2.7-meter-tall fence alternates between sensor-based systems and surveillance camera zones.
New Russian Emigres Aren’t All Dissidents
The bulk of Russians moving to the West aren’t anti-Putin exiles.
Scammed Nigerian Footballers Stranded in Russia After World Cup, NGO Says
Nigeria's consulate has reportedly refused to help the men, a local NGO said.
U.S. Shuts Down Only Immigration Office in Russia, Citing Falling Demand
USCIS said that its field office in Athens, Greece, would assume jurisdiction over immigration matters in Russia.
Share of Russians Unwilling to Emigrate Hits 7-Year High, Poll Says
Young people were more than twice as likely to want to move abroad as the general population.
Official Data Vastly Underestimates Russian Emigration – Report
Official data estimates 377,000 Russians left the country in 2017 — a six-year record.
Italy Arrests 2 Russians for Smuggling Kurdish Migrants
The unnamed suspects aged 43 and 25 are reportedly due to be tried for aiding and abetting illegal immigration.
Russia’s Population Declines in 2018 for First Time in a Decade
An immigrant inflow of almost 101,800 people was unable to shore up population numbers as in previous years.
Putin Eases Restrictions on Political Asylum in Russia
The Kremlin cited global human rights violations and the harassment of journalists in explaining the easing of restrictions.
Russia Will 'Vigorously Defend' Rights of Compatriots Abroad, Putin Says
“History is being rewritten and a battle is being fought against monuments and the Russian language,” Putin said.
Nigerian Man’s Mysterious Death Investigated in Russia
The 32-year-old is survived by his Russian wife and two children.
Briton Allowed to Stay in Russia After 2 Weeks in St. Petersburg Airport
He “slept on semi-soft armchairs in the second-floor waiting room," local media reported.
Two Cubans Sentenced for Trying to Reach Alaska Via Russia
A Russian court has handed a suspended one-year jail sentence to two Cubans for attempting to illegally cross the Russian border to Alaska two years ago...
More Than 100 Fan ID Holders Are Seeking Asylum in Russia, Aid Group Says
Dozens of Fan ID holders seeking asylum reportedly tried to enter European countries through Russia’s borders during the World Cup.
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