Instead of inviting a translator to the hearing, Meschansky district court judge V.A.Diachkova first taught names of the months and digits in Russian to the individuals detained for alleged administrative offense, and then just ordered their expulsion from Russia without due consideration of the case and with gross violation of the judicial procedure.
“Such Cases” and Civic Assistance Committee on International Migrant Day complete the cycle of myths about foreigners living in Russia. HSE anthropologist Yekaterina Demintseva, an associate professor at the Higher School of Economics, explains why there are more migrant children in schools and why this trend is positive for Russian society.
“Such Cases” and the Civic Assistance Committee continue to dismantle the myths about migrants. Sergey Abashin, a professor at the anthropology department of the European University at St. Petersburg, considers how much money the migrants send to their homeland and whether these figures really are large.