In the middle of the day in Moscow, migrant worker Sulaimon Saidov was shot in the head with a rubber bullet in a racially motivated attack by a Russian.
At least 16 workers from Kyrgyzstan have been killed after a fire broke out in a Moscow printing-plant warehouse. Investigators are looking into whether or not the fire broke out due to negligence or arson.
Russia's domestic security service says it has detained a suspect linked with last month's deadly bombing of the St Petersburg metro. The man, said to be from Central Asia, reportedly trained the suicide bomber.
A Tajik guest worker is shot in broad daylight in Moscow, losing an eye. The attack was racially motivated. Hate crimes are becoming a sad fact of everyday life in Russia, says DW’s Juri Rescheto.
Officials have said the mass brawl appeared to be caused by an ethnic dispute over who controls burial services. Migrants often face discrimination and poor working conditions in Russia.
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