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Saturday, October 03, 2009

Russia & Central Asia

"Russia is now the world's second most popular destination for labor migrants, after the United States...Around 27% of Kyrgyzstan's GDP comes from remittances from workers in Russia. That figure is over 47% for Tajikistan and over 10% in Uzbekistan...an irony in all of this. "We only started to really go and work in large numbers in Russia once the Soviet Union had fallen apart,"

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