More than 565,000 migrants—90 percent of whom from CIS countries—arrived in Russia last year…
More than 565,000 migrants—90 percent of whom from CIS countries—arrived in Russia last year. This is stated in the NAFI Research Centre report, which was prepared based on the data by the Russian Federal State Statistics Service, RG reported.
As in the past, the leader in the number of these migrants is Ukraine, as every fourth such person (24 percent) is from there. To note, however, the flow of migrants from this country to Russia has dropped by 8.3 from the previous year.
In the fifth place is Armenia, from where 48,400 migrants came to Russia in the year past. The drop in this case was 0.97 percent.