During 2018, the Russian State Migration Service almost did not provide asylum to Syrian citizens,
The UN adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants in September 2016, and
Problems of access to asylum application procedure that were typical in Moscow and Moscow region have expanded to a larger scale in 2014.
Degradation of the Institution of Asylum in Russia and the New Lows of Migration Services: 2017 Statistics with Brief Analysis
For World Refugee Day 2018, Civic Assistance Committee has published the data on the institution of asylum in Russia in 2017. The key finding from this research is that the institution of asylum has declined further from its previous position. The report has been prepared by Konstantin Troitsky, a research associate at Civic Assistance Committee.
A few months ago, Civic Assistance Committee began receiving applicants having problems with access to Moscow kindergartens. In a short time, ten families appealed to us regarding sixteen children despite the fact that few people even among our permanent applicants are aware that we have started to offer consultations on the issue.
How the migration services in Moscow Region issued fines to asylum seekers totalling almost half a million roubles in just four months.