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MOSCOW, November 29 (Itar-Tass) — Police and agents of the Federal Migration Service /FMS/ rounded up more than 100 illegal aliens in Moscow's Komsomolskaya Square on Thursday.
"In a joint operation, police and FMS personnel exposed 100 illegal migrants from former Soviet republics. They all have been brought to a police station," the FMS press service told Itar-Tass.
The foreigners are being checked. "They will face administrative responsibility for violating Russian legislation. Deportation documents on a number of foreigners are in the works," the FMS said, adding that such raids as the one in Komsomolskaya Square are held regularly. "FMS agents foremost check groups of citizens idling in the streets of the Russian capital," it said.