Finding Fortune in Moscow a Challenge for Migrants

Russia’s economy has stagnated for some years and suffers under sanctions imposed by the West after it annexed Crimea in 2014

Russia

01 March 2019, 13:52

M.News

Russia’s economy has stagnated for some years and suffers under sanctions imposed by the West after it annexed Crimea in 2014, VOA news reports. Still, Moscow remains a vibrant city that attracts immigrants from around the world, most of them from the former Soviet republics of Central Asia. For many of those migrants, the search for prosperity is often not easy. Ricardo Marquina has more from Moscow in this report narrated by Jim Randle.