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To Russia or Turkey? A Central Asian Migrant Worker’s Big Choice
January 02, 2019
To Russia or Turkey? A Central Asian Migrant Worker’s Big Choice
As the appeal of the Russian labor market has decreased, Turkey has become a more attractive option.
To Russia or Turkey? A Central Asian Migrant Worker’s Big Choice
At Last, Uzbekistan Extends Some Support to Migrant Workers
November 21, 2018
At Last, Uzbekistan Extends Some Support to Migrant Workers
Uzbekistan is increasingly playing an active role in supporting its labor migrants, a change from the Karimova era.
At Last, Uzbekistan Extends Some Support to Migrant Workers
For Central Asian Migrant Workers, a Sense of Home is Only an App Away
November 14, 2018
For Central Asian Migrant Workers, a Sense of Home is Only an App Away
A vibrant digital ecosystem has developed to support Central Asian migrant workers navigating the challenges of living far from home.
For Central Asian Migrant Workers, a Sense of Home is Only an App Away
Kazakhstan Makes Arrests After Deadly Bus Fire Killed 52 Uzbek Labor Migrants
February 02, 2018
Kazakhstan Makes Arrests After Deadly Bus Fire Killed 52 Uzbek Labor Migrants
Uzbekistan, especially, needs to confront the underlying economic issues behind labor migration.
Kazakhstan Makes Arrests After Deadly Bus Fire Killed 52 Uzbek Labor Migrants
Explaining the Radicalization of Central Asian Migrants
January 29, 2018
Explaining the Radicalization of Central Asian Migrants
What factors contribute to the radicalization of a minority of Central Asian labor migrants in Russia?
Explaining the Radicalization of Central Asian Migrants
Was the Suspected St. Petersburg Bomber a Patsy?
April 10, 2017
Was the Suspected St. Petersburg Bomber a Patsy?
So the conspiracy theory goes. But the theory doesn't hold up to logic.
Was the Suspected St. Petersburg Bomber a Patsy?
A Glimpse Into Moscow’s Little Kyrgyzstan
March 24, 2017
A Glimpse Into Moscow’s Little Kyrgyzstan
Seasons of migration to the north: stories of Central Asian migrant workers in Russia.
A Glimpse Into Moscow’s Little Kyrgyzstan
Migrants Unwelcome: Siberian Region Bans Foreign Workers From Key Jobs
August 17, 2016
Migrants Unwelcome: Siberian Region Bans Foreign Workers From Key Jobs
Meanwhile, fewer Tajiks are traveling to Russia looking for work, already.
Migrants Unwelcome: Siberian Region Bans Foreign Workers From Key Jobs
Central Asia’s Migrants Face Suspicion in Russia
April 01, 2016
Central Asia’s Migrants Face Suspicion in Russia
And they could face increasing suspicion at home, too.
Central Asia’s Migrants Face Suspicion in Russia
Uzbek Nanny Beheads Child in Moscow
March 03, 2016
Uzbek Nanny Beheads Child in Moscow
The grisly incident has been met with a surprising amount of calm on the part of the Kremlin.
Uzbek Nanny Beheads Child in Moscow
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