Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

About 1 Mln Foreign Citizens Regsitered in Moscow
28.08.2013 10:05
About 1 Mln Foreign Citizens Regsitered in Moscow
http://echo.msk.ru/news/1125678-echo.html

About one million foreigners are currently officially registered with the migration authorities in Moscow and 1.5 million in surrounding areas, a senior migration official reported on Tuesday.

      “We have a centralized database of foreign nationals. Today we have obtained the most recent figures: there is about a million of foreign nationals in Moscow and 1.5 million - in the Moscow Region,” deputy head of Russia’s Federal Migration Service (FMS) Yelena Radochina told the Ekho Moskvy radio station. She also added that about 3.65 million foreigners are estimated to live in Russia illegally.

      The number of officially registered migrant workers in Moscow stands at about 200,000, while in Moscow region this number is around 240,000. Most of these migrants have come from former Soviet republics of Uzbekistan, Ukraine and Tajikistan, where the economical situation is still very bad. Russian economy is heavily dependent on immigrant labor, though the situation with foreign migrants in Russia causes descontent within Russian society and sometimes give rise to accidents involving foreigners and local community.

      The latest incident took place at a Moscow market in late July, when a policeman was seriously injured in an attack by a worker while trying to detain a suspected sex offender. After that Russian officials inspected most big markets in Russian regions and deported thousands of illegal migrants.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: migrant workers Moscow migration in Russia Russian society  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

How to Choose a Warm Jacket for Russian Winter
09.11.2018
The Volume of Consumer Loans Issued has Reached its Historic Peak in Russia
12.11.2018
What Worries Russians in 2018
19.11.2018
Unemployment Benefit in Russia would Sharply Grow in 2019
26.10.2018
The Savings Rate of the Population in Russia has Dropped Significantly
12.11.2018







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Pereslavl-Zalesskiy  Russian business  Volgograd Region  children adoption  Russian statesmen  Russian Arts and Crafts  Treasure  travel to Russia  Russian rouble  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Kronstadt  Krasnoyarsk  Floating Hotels  Russian tourism  Russian regions  Russian Actresses  Saransk airport  Resorts  Eco Fashion Week  Mikhail Bulgakov  Exhibitions in Moscow  Robots  Magnitsky Act  Acts of Terror  St. Petersburg  Tsarskoye Selo   Immortal Regimen  Concerts in St. Petersburg  Moscow  Saint-Petersburg   Pavlovsk  Maria Sharapova  Filyovsky Park  Festivals in Moscow  Russian Cinema  Russian spacecrafts  Open-Air Concerts  Leo Tolstoy  Russian directors  Mikhail Lomonosov  informatics  Quasicrystals  Pskov  Arctic  Sviyazhsk   Kolomenskoye  New Medicines  Russian Poets  Russian music  Nikolay Krymov 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites