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Simplified visa regime for Russia and the EU

11:04 05/06/2007
• Watch This Video The European Union and Russia will put a simplified visa regime in place beginning from 01 June 2007, a product of talks at the Russia-EU summit in May 2006 in the Russian resort...

Uzbekistan to track its citizens working abroad

18:47 04/06/2007
• Watch This Video Uzbekistan, a former Soviet republic, has a new system in place designed to track their citizens working abroad. A new government decree will increase the amount of information the...

Number of work permits issued in Russia quadruples

19:49 24/05/2007
• Watch This Video The deputy head of Russia's Federal Migration Service, Vyacheslav Postavnin has stated that over 800,000 work permits have been issued to labor migrants in 2007. "In January -...

Immigration to Norway increasing

16:14 08/05/2007
• Watch This Video Immigration reached record levels last year for the Northern European nation of Norway. In 2006, Statistics Norway (SSB) found that 45,800 immigrants arrived in the country and 22,...

Russia proposes language test for immigrant workers

13:14 08/05/2007
• Watch This Video In a legislative draft put forward by two members of Russia's parliament, migrants planning to work longer than a year in Russia will be required to pass a Russian language test...

Another ex-KGB agent to face deportation from Canada

10:56 20/04/2007
• Watch This Video Canada is set to deport another ex-member of the KGB. Givi Abramishvili, 70, rose to the rank of lieutenant-colonel in the Soviet Union's infamous KGB. He has been living in Canada...

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