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Almost a third (28 per cent) of Muscovites are ready to press of labor migrants going to work for them as janitors or builders. To such conclusion experts of the analytical center “Avito. Work.” A copy of the study available at the disposal of edition”.ru”.
The majority of survey participants — 37 percent — are willing to do this only in a pinch, and another 16 percent altogether exclude such a possibility. The pandemic coronavirus now closed borders, so migrants are unable to return to Russia. The majority of respondents (49 percent) refer to this fact neutral, and 43 percent think it is good. The survey was conducted among 10 thousand people from all regions of the country.
Half of Moscow residents believe that maintaining the economy, the influx of migrants is not needed, and only eight percent said that foreign workers help to support the economy. Also, 43% of citizens believe that migrants increase the competition for jobs.
In early July, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the Russian economy suffering from coronavirus pandemic and the fall of oil prices can be restored with the help of migrant workers. The head of state pointed out that soon the country will be short of workers. “Russia needs an influx of new citizens,” he said. Meanwhile, Putin said that the country is interested in the influx of carriers of the Russian language and culture.
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