Nearly 3.5 million Ukrainians work in Russia

25.02.2009 | 15:06

Mostly in the building sphere

Nearly 3.5 million Ukrainians work in Russia.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, head of the Russian Immigration Service Yekaterina Yegorova said this to a press conference in Moscow on Wednesday.

“On the whole, 3.5 million Ukrainian citizens stay in the Russian territory – or maybe a little more. They mostly work in the Central federal region”, she said, adding that the majority of immigrants works in the building sphere.

According to Ye,Yegorova, the inflow of immigrants has reduced due to the economic crisis.

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