Migration and the Problem of Enclavement of the Territories of the Russian Federation (Based on Materials from the Moslem Republics of the Caucasus and Central Asia)

Dobaev I.P.


The article notes that in the post-Soviet period in the “Moslem” republics of the Caucasus and Central Asia, the clan-client structure of local societies was partially revived. Against the background of socio-economic deformations, colossal property-political stratification and, at the same time, demographic growth of the population of these republics, migration processes began to progress, mostly to the territory of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation. The result was the emergence and strengthening of the so-called “migrant enclaves”, and on their basis – an increase in criminal manifestations. Such processes produce the growth of a wide variety of dangers to Russia’s national security. The situation requires the development and implementation of a comprehensive system to combat illegal migration and prevent the formation and functioning of alien enclaves on the territory of our country.


enclave; demography; Caucasus, clan; migration; tribe; kin; Central Asia; ethnostatism.

DOI: 10.31249/rimm/2024.01.01

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