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August 27, 2009
As work leaves Russia, so do migrants

Russia’s problem with illegal immigration is affecting thousands upon thousands of people coming from different countries all around the world.

Many of these people who came to Russia looking for work and better lives are currently suffering a dramatic reversal of fortune. Due to the hard hit Russia has taken from the recession, much of the work originally sought has gone away, leaving many with uncertain futures.

Neave Barker of Worldfocus partner Al Jazeera English reports from Moscow on those hit hardest by this turn of luck.

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