Advertising Console

    Migrants to Russia face discrimination - 12 Oct 09

    Repost
    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    5.2K
    9 views
    Eighty per cent of the estimated 12 million immigrants to Russia have flocked to the country from former Soviet Union countries in search of work and better opportunities.

    But some say they have since fallen victim to police harassment and corruption, and some have accused the Russian police of arresting, searching and forcing them to pay bribes.

    Casey Kauffman reports from the outskirts of Moscow on one young couple, who say they fear deportation despite their legal status in the country.