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Racism in Russia


Nearly 60% of all black and African residents living in modern Russia have been physically assaulted, according to a study released by one NGO in Moscow.

Rupert Wingfield Hayes visited a small town in the south of the country, where one African immigrant is trying to break down barriers and win over voters at the same time.

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