Chinese Immigration to Russia: A Variation on an Old Theme

  • Anne de Tinguy


Since the collapse of the Soviet empire, Russia has been confronted with a new phenomenon: immigration. Hundreds of thousands of people from Central Asia, Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Sri Lanka, and many other countries have come to settle on its soil, both legally and illegally, and for a variety of reasons. Among these developing migration flows, the Chinese stand out as a particular case. The origins, objectives and attitudes of the migrants and the special fears that they arouse in the Russian population make Chinese migration to Russia a special case that deserves close inspection.


Chinese Immigration Special Economic Zone Chinese Worker Russian Territory Chinese Migration 
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