Medvedev announces requirements for migrants

10 November 2011 - 7:09pm

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

president said.


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.

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