FMS has announced a record number of migrated to the Russian compatriots

The population of Russia since the beginning of the year was supplemented by more than 40 thousands of compatriots who have moved to their home country resettlement program — it was a record under the current program.

"Total (in the program since 2006) profit 104,000 people, and in the current year — 41.5 thousand people," — said the head of the Federal Migration Service (FMS) Konstantin Romodanovskiy, noting that in 2012 came to 40% of the total numbers.


Speaking at the first meeting of the committee on migration Council on International Relations at the Russian president, Romodanovskiy noted that in recent years have enhanced the efficiency of the program.

"If the first two years we have worked in the 12 pilot areas in 2009, the number of subjects increased to 20 in 2010 — 30. Now the program entered 40 subjects, that is, we have almost half of the subjects of the Russian Federation, which are involved in The program, "- said Romodanovskiy.

Increasing numbers of returning to Russia helped this fact, according to the official. "In the middle of October, in the house of the government of Kaluga were awarded certificates 100000th party state program for the resettlement of compatriots living abroad. This is representative of Kazakhstan", — said the head of the Federal Migration Service.

From 1 January 2013 in Russia comes into force a new government program to promote the voluntary resettlement of compatriots. According to the forecast of Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation, it is expected that every year 50,000 people will become its members.

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