Precarious Times for Central Asian Migrants in Russia

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Russia has become a magnet for migrant workers from other post-Soviet countries, especially Central Asians. Although Russian business elites generally welcome this cheap labor source, the government has deferred to, and at times encouraged, xenophobic popular sentiment. Steadily tightening immigration rules have forced many foreign workers into the informal economy, where they are vulnerable to exploitation. The pandemic and accompanying lockdowns have only added to their difficulties.
Sidor (från-till)258-263
Antal sidor6
TidskriftCurrent History
StatusPublished - 2020 sep. 21

Ämnesklassifikation (UKÄ)

  • Internationell Migration och Etniska Relationer (IMER)
  • Juridik och samhälle


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