Wednesday, 30th November 2022

Russian military call-up sparks major exodus

President Putin's decision to partially mobilize Russian reservists has sparked a mass exodus of men trying to avoid the fighting in Ukraine. Juri Rescheto reports from Riga.


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In Mexico, poppy farming and the production of opium paste – heroin's main ingredient – have long been the main source of revenue for many impoverished rural communities. But this is no longer the case, with both organised crime and addicts now turning to fentanyl – a cheap, ultraconcentrated and synthetic opioid – as their drug of choice. Our Mexico correspondents Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin report from Guerrero State, where a rural exodus is underway.
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In Finland’s eastern village of Enonkoski, there are two young men for every young woman – a phenomenon that affects many rural areas in the Nordic country. A lack of jobs and colleges in smaller towns are pushing young women to move to bigger cities, while the men often stay behind in manual jobs. Many have had to get used to village life without women of their age around. Some authorities are now beginning to look for ways to draw female youth back.
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16 Nov 2021
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