8,000 illegal migrants deported from Moscow in fall

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin said some 8,000 illegal migrants were deported from the Russian capital this fall. “By September, 4,000 illegal migrants were expelled. And some 8,000 have been deported in the past 2.5 months since we toughened the migration policy,” Sobyanin told the Ekho Moskvy radio on Thursday.