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Over 130,000 Kyrgyzstanis included in migration amnesty in Russia

A list of citizens who were included in the migration amnesty in Russia was made public. The Deputy Chairman of the State Migration Service of Kyrgyzstan, Samat Toktobolotov, told at a press conference.

According to him, Russia withdrew 992 migrants from the black list.

Totally, there are 65,000 citizens of Kyrgyzstan in the list.

«Russia gave us a list of migrants who were withdrawn from this black list. These are those whose ban on entry into Russia expires. They can check themselves on the website of the migration service and legalize their stay without leaving the Russian Federation. To do this, before April 22, a migrant must come to any district office of the Main Directorate for Migration Affairs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia with an identity document and get a new migration card. Then it is necessary to register within 30 days,» he told.

Other 131,000 citizens of Kyrgyzstan, staying on the territory of Russia, were also included in the amnesty.

«These are migrants who have delayed their stay in Russia and committed minor administrative violations. They can now legalize their stay in the Russian Federation too,» said Samat Toktobolotov.

According to the Migration Service, there are 643,000 citizens of Kyrgyzstan in Russia.