Tag: labor migrants in Russia

Russian Investigators Say Director of Cemetery Company to Blame for Mass Brawl of Workers; 3 Killed, 26 Injured

May 16, 2016

LIVE UPDATES: Three people were killed and 26 injured in a mass brawl in Moscow at a cemetery in a “turf war” over which groups of workers could control jobs at the site. Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and […]

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 […]