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Russia: Ethnicity, Labor Migration, Human Rights

A roundup on ethnicity, labor migration and human rights in Russia: IZO cites death statistics for Tajik labor migrants in Moscow. Moscow Through Brown Eyes writes about an attack on Stanley Robinson, an 18-year-old African-American student in Volgograd – here and here. Window on Eurasia writes about a strike by Tajik migrant workers in Yekaterinburg; labor emigration of “highly trained Russians” out of Russia; and statements by Russian human rights activists on the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Eternal Remont wonders if a Chechen fugitive accused of killing Anna Politkovskaya can “get a fair trial in Russia.”

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