Daily-wage workers this week in Suifenhe, a Chinese city bordering Russia. Photo: Reuters Daily-wage workers this week in Suifenhe, a Chinese city bordering Russia. Photo: Reuters
Daily-wage workers this week in Suifenhe, a Chinese city bordering Russia. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus pandemic

‘They are still kissing and greeting’: Chinese workers in Russia flee as coronavirus crisis escalates

  • Russia’s worsening crisis has forced the roughly 150,000 Chinese nationals there to decide between sheltering in place or returning home
  • The border town of Suifenhe has been in a virtual lockdown after the return of some 2,400 Chinese nationals from Russia brought a wave of imported infections

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Daily-wage workers this week in Suifenhe, a Chinese city bordering Russia. Photo: Reuters Daily-wage workers this week in Suifenhe, a Chinese city bordering Russia. Photo: Reuters
Daily-wage workers this week in Suifenhe, a Chinese city bordering Russia. Photo: Reuters
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