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Migrant workers in Russia face language test

Those seeking work permits will now have to sit for an exam which experts estimate one third will fail.
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2012 21:53

Russia's economy relies heavily on immigrant workers but starting from December all immigrants will have to sit a Russian language test in order to receive a work permit.

Experts estimate that one third of all possible applicants are likely to fail.

Al Jazeera’s Charles Stratford reports from Moscow.

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