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Migrant Workers evicted from the Moscow Cherkizovsky Market

Migrant workers leave the Cherkizovsky Market in Moscow after the sprawling venue was closed under order by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin..Cherkizovsky is Eastern Europe's biggest market, teeming with contraband clothing and accessories and thrived on Moscow's outskirts for almost two decades. .In June 2009, police clamped down on the market and threw out tens of thousands of workers, most of them from the former Soviet Union, Vietnam and China.

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Migrant workers leave the Cherkizovsky Market in Moscow after the sprawling venue was closed under order by Prime Minister Vladimir Putin..Cherkizovsky is Eastern Europe's biggest market, teeming with contraband clothing and accessories and thrived on Moscow's outskirts for almost two decades. .In June 2009, police clamped down on the market and threw out tens of thousands of workers, most of them from the former Soviet Union, Vietnam and China.