A temporary tent city for illegal immigrants in the neighborhood of Golyanovo in eastern Moscow has been closed, the Interior Ministry department for Moscow told Interfax.
"The temporary tent city for immigrants in Golyanovo has been liquidated, some of the people who were held there have been deported, and the remaining 234 people have been transferred to a center for foreign citizens in the community of Severny," it said.
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