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MOSCOW, August 4 (Itar-Tass) - More than 600 foreigners are kept at a Moscow’s centre for illegal migrants. These people will be deported from Russia, the press service of the Moscow police department told Itar-Tass on Sunday.
“As of 22:00 Moscow rime, as many as 612 foreign citizens are kept at the center by court ruling,” the press service said. “In line with Russian laws, court bailiffs and officers of the Federal Migration Service are in charge of their deportation.”
Earlier, Moscow’s police exposed 1,436 illegal immigrants in different districts of the city. More than 4,500 immigrants have been checked against police databases since the start of the operation to improve the criminal situation in the city. Some of those detained in the operation were placed in the centre for foreigners.
According to the Moscow police department, a total of 1,200 Vietnamese citizens were detained in Moscow’s eastern suburbs and 20 clandestine manufactures were exposed. Policemen also found illegal workshops and detained 200 illegal immigrants from Egypt, Morocco, Syria, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan.
The police confiscated fake passports, as well as traumatic guns and firearms from some of the illegal migrant, the press service added.