According to British officials, in 2017, 43,000 Vietnamese got into Russia using this scheme.
Thousands of adults and children enter the UK from Vietnam every year, according to British authorities. Criminal organizations help them move to the United Kingdom using Russian tourist visas. This is reported by RBC referring to The Sunday Times and published on Crimerussia.com
Criminals charge each migrant $45 thousand. In order to earn money, Vietnamese often work in drug laboratories, women and children engage in prostitution. Migrants use Russia as a staging post. According to British officials, in 2017, 43,000 Vietnamese got into Russia using this scheme.
About 5 thousand Vietnamese were detained in 2012-2018. Some of them, including children, are trafficked. The British officials reported.