While Russians elsewhere in the EU are flooding home, in Cyprus they are staying put

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Cyprus, and Limassol in particular, is proving immune to the exodus of Russians living in the EU who returned to their home country in 2016, spurred on by what they say is a growing anti-Russian climate within the European bloc.

According to recent reports in Russian news outlets, about 30,000 Russians left the EU in 2016, reaching 150,000 when those living in former Soviet republics were included in the figures of those Russians returning home.

A major reason is a recent government incentive-laden programme aimed at luring Russians back home, but also, according to Sputnik news, “the...


While Russians elsewhere in the EU are flooding home, in Cyprus they are staying put


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