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The action, however, may be a thinly veiled threat to Ukrainian citizens working in Russia amid heightened tensions between the two neighbors over the Kremlin’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula.

Any sudden deportation of 2.9 million migrant workers of Ukrainians could bring many of the newly jobless back to their homeland, costing the Ukrainian economy $2 billion in remittances.

But it appears, at least for the moment, that Poroshenko’s political views were the target – not the start of a mass campaign by Russia to deport Ukrainians.

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