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90,000 compatriots have moved to Russia in 2017

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90,000 compatriots have moved to Russia in 2017


pixabay.com90,000 compatriots have moved to Russia in 2017, TASS reports. According to the current Minister of Internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev for his department dealing with immigration politics the facilitation of the return of compatriots remains one of the main activities.

Kolokoltsev has explained that all of the migrants were payed half of moving expenses. Just this year around $34,000 were allotted for this. Last year 146 thousand people have moved to our country with a help of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. Totally in the course of this program 375 thousand Russians came back.

Let us remember, there is a certain set of measures to support participants of relocation program. In particular, each family receives monetary help, those who are left without a job get steady unemployment support.

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