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Opinion: Russia’s declining population means it may need more Chinese migrants, especially in the sparsely populated Far East

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
Many residents in Far-Eastern Russia are ambivalent about growing Chinese influence," writes Michael Khodarkovsky. "They see the benefits of Chinese trade and investments but harbor long-standing xenophobic fears of the growing Chinese presence."
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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