Tag: anti-immigration

Three Things Muscovites Believe about Migrants Aren’t True, Study Concludes

June 8, 2015

Staunton, June 8 – Muscovites believe that migrants are taking away jobs from local people, that they are overburdening the health care system, and that they choose to remain unregistered and illegal. But none of these things are true, according to Yuliya Florinskaya, a researcher at the Institute of Demography of the Moscow Higher School […]

Navalny The Tightrope Walker

November 7, 2013

This editorial, translated from the pro-Kremlin Izvestia, attempts to analyze the decision made by opposition leader Alexei Navalny to avoid the “Russian March,” widely attended by Neo-Nazis, for the 2nd year in a row, while still calling his supporters to attend. There are several possible readings of Sokolov’s statements. One reading is that he is […]