Medvedev announces requirements for migrants
Migrants arriving in Moscow and other Russian regions should
know the Russian language, behave appropriately and obey the law, said
today Russian president Dmitry Medvedev at the meeting with the staff
of MIA of on of the Moscow districts, ITAR-TASS reported.
"Everyone who comes - no matter whether he is a foreign national or
our fellow citizen - should follow the existing rules - they have
to show up for registration, follow the rules of the cohabitation and
integrate into the normal city life if we speak about Moscow ", the
According to the president, migration is often a "significant supplier
of criminal activity." In many ways this is manifested in the
so-called enclave of crime, when the migrants from a given region stay
apart and do not adapting to the environment of the region of
"Everyone who comes to Moscow to other cities has to adapt to the life
there," he stressed.
According to Dmitry Medvedev, migrant workers must learn Russian
language, observe the laws and behave appropriately.
"Those, who do not want to do it, must answer for this, and there can
be no exceptions. Hiding behind any kind of harassment is
unacceptable," said the President.