The Russian Central Bank published the latest data on remittances from Russia to NIS countries and Uzbek citizens earn and transfer back home the most money out of all former Soviet countries.
Russian legislators are currently debating a bill to give foreigners the right to obtain so-called “investment citizenship.”
The Shoot Me panel discusses who benefits from the mistreatment of migrant workers, deportations, and the creation of detention centers in Russia.
Several Russian banks offer loans to migrant workers, including those from Central Asian countries.
A meeting of the Uzbek day labourers’ trade union has been held in Tashkent. According to the organisation, 80% of the country’s able-bodied population have turned into day labourers.
Uzbek authorities have lifted restrictions on migrant workers leaving the country for Kazakhstan. These restrictions lasted for only a few days.
On 18 and 19 February police on the Uzbek-Kazakh border outside Tashkent set up road blocks to send young men heading to work in Russia back home.
Russia is ready to consider the issue related to attracting highly-qualified labour migrants from the CIS, first of all to civil aviation.
Abdusamat Fazletdinov, 19, who has been under extradition arrest in Moscow’s detention centre No 4, has committed suicide after being interviewed by special service officers from Uzbekistan.
A 34-year-old native of Uzbekistan’s Samarkand Region, Jamshid Voisov, was killed in Russia and buried there because his parents could not pay for the repatriation of his body to Uzbekistan.
Authorities in Moscow will this week take a decision on a town of about 2,000 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan in the city's northwest.
A mass brawl between Uzbek and Kyrgyz migrant workers in Moscow on Sunday night was spontaneous, a witness has said.
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