Legal Ways to Overcome Sanctions Pressure on Labor Migration in the Russian Federation
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Research Objective. Since 2014 Russia has been developing under sanctions pressure from a number of Western European and North American states. In 2022, the sanctions pressure has become particularly widespread and threatens to affect most vital spheres of social life. Under such conditions, sanctions risks will naturally affect the sphere of labor migration as well. The Russian Federation has traditionally been an attractive country for migrant labor, especially for citizens from neighboring countries, and before 2014 was one of the leading countries in the world for this indicator. Not the least of these was the progressive liberal migration legislation of the Russian Federation. However, the latest package of sanctions against our country threatens with serious negative consequences in this area. In this article, using methods of general scientific and general legal analysis, systematization and generalization, the current situation with the state-legal regulation of labor migration is characterized, the main potential problems associated with the risks of sanctions are revealed and some legal ways out of them are proposed. Conclusions. As a result of the study the most acute expected problems in the field of migration, which threaten to lead to imbalances in the domestic labor market, were identified. Among the proposed legal ways to overcome the sanctions pressure in this area, the most significant are legal tools to attract foreign highly qualified specialists to the country on a long-term basis.
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Sanctions, migration, migration processes, labor migration, labor market, state-legal regulation, migration legislation, model, employment, qualifications.