American University of Central Asia - AUCA - News Digest No 24 (2019)

News Digest on Migration in Central Asia No 24 (2019)

Date: December 16 - 29  

Kazakhstan

 

 

Kazakhstanis responded why they leave the country

In Russian: https://tengrinews.kz/kazakhstan_news/kazahstantsyi-otvetili-pochemu-uezjayut-iz-stranyi-387078.

 

 

Kyrgyzstan

 

 

We greatly appreciate your contribution to improving the standard of living in the regions - President’s appeal to migrants

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/my-vysoko-tcenim-vash-vklad-v-povyshenie-urovnia-zhizni-v-regionakh-strany-obrashchenie-prezidenta-k-migrantam.

 

Digital literacy of compatriots abroad to take care in the Russian Federation

In Russian: here.

 

A program for children of Kyrgyz migrants started in St. Petersburg

In Russian: here.

 

Kyrgyz citizens got fined more than 2.5 million KGS for violation of migration law

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/bolee-chem-na-2-5-mln-somov-oshtrafovany-kyrgyzstantcy-za-narushenie-zakona-o-migratcii.

 

Restriction scale on remittances from the Russian Federation to Kyrgyz Republic increased to 150 thousand rubles

In Russian: http://www.kabar.kg/news/razmer-ogranicheniia-na-denezhnye-perevody-iz-rossiiskoi-federatcii-v-kyrgyzskuiu-respubliku-uvelichen-do-150-tys-rublei.

 

Migrant workers: yesterday, today and tomorrow

In Russian: http://ktrk.kg/ru/post/35937/r.

 

Students from the Kyrgyz Republic can study and work in Russia

In Russian: here.

 

 

Tajikistan

 

 

Tajik government approves migration agreement with Russia

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2019/12/23/pravitelstvo-tadzhikistana-utverdilo-migratsionnoe-soglashenie-s-rossiej.

 

Emomali Rahmon: number of labor migrants decreased to 486 thousand

In Russian: https://rus.ozodi.org/a/30345119.htm.

 

Information on migrants started collecting in a number of regions of Tajikistan

In Russian: https://rus.ozodi.org/a/30347169.htm.

 

Migrants send much more money to Tajikistan than foreign investments to country

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2019/12/27/migranty-otpravlyayut-v-tadzhikistan-gorazdo-bolshe-deneg-chem-postupayushhie-v-stranu-inostrannye-investitsii.

 

E. Rahmon met with Tajik migrants and students in St. Petersburg

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2019/12/20/e-rahmon-vstretilsya-v-sankt-peterburge-s-tadzhikskimi-migrantami-i-studentami.

 

 

Russia

 

 

Putin called for the opening of Russian-language schools in Central Asia

In Russian: https://ria.ru/20191219/1562595880.htm.

 

Decrease in remittances from Russia is not associated with dynamics of migration flows

In Russian: https://www.ritmeurasia.org/news--2019-12-26--sokraschenie-denezhnyh-perevodov-iz-rf-s-dinamikoj-migracionnyh-potokov-ne-svjazano-4672.

 

Ambassador of Russia proposed a solution to the migration issue in Uzbekistan

In Russian: https://www.ritmeurasia.org/news--2019-12-27--posol-rossii-predlozhil-reshenie-migracionnogo-voprosa-v-uzbekistane-4674.

 

Ambassador about cooperation between the Russian Federation and Tajikistan in migration

In Russian: https://www.ritmeurasia.org/news--2019-12-26--posol-rasskazal-o-sotrudnichestve-rf-i-tadzhikistana-v-sfere-migracii-4672.

 

 

International News

 

 

International Migrants’ Day

Video message from Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

In English: https://www.ohchr.org/EN/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=25432&LangID=.

 

Bring global migration compact ‘to life’, urges UN chief

In English: https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/12/105368.

 

 

Analytics 

 

 

Migrants in Russia

In Russian: https://www.svoboda.org/a/30330020.htm.

 

Villagers rush to the cities: in search of work or for a better share?

In Russian: https://rus.ozodi.org/a/30339657.htm.

 

Do not need to be afraid of migrants, we need to encourage them

In Russian: http://avesta.tj/2019/12/20/migrantov-ne-nuzhno-boyatsya-a-nuzhno-pooshhryat.

 

"There are no migrants for us ... there are only people"

In Russian: here.

 

State hiring private security companies in migration is a concern

In Russian: here.

 

Routes of migrants: reality and myth

In Russian: https://www.icrc.org/ru/document/marshruty-migrantov-realnost-i-mi.

 

How to protect children of migrant workers?

In Russian: http://nlkg.kg/ru/society/children/kak-zashhitit-detej-trudovyx-migrantov.

 

Why did the Russian-Kazakh film about migrants get a prize in Cannes?

In Russian: https://news.un.org/en/story/2019/12/136967.

 

 


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