More than half of refugees in Russia - the citizens of Georgia

This was reported in the territorial bodies of the Federal Migration Service of Russia. For the current year have been taken and considered an application for refugee status in 2133 of foreign nationals, 60 percent of them - come from Georgia, reports news.am.

The number of foreign nationals seeking asylum in Russia is constantly increasing, and in 2007 doubled. This year, the refugee status were 157 people, and temporary shelter provided 1,875 people from 21 states.

19 October 2009 | mbf, refugees

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