Russia’s brain drain – technology talent is leaving the country en masse

Both planes flew out of Moscow with technology workers from the Russian capital, as well as from St. Petersburg, Perm, Ekaterinburg and other cities.

At the same time, the two planes flew about 300 software developers, entrepreneurs and other technology specialists, including 30 employees from K.Siniušinas-supported startups.

The planes turned south and flew through the Black Sea to Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, to which thousands of other Russian technology workers fled within weeks of the invasion. Thousands more have traveled to Sakartvel, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates and other countries to accept Russian citizens without visas.

Russia’s technology industry trade group estimated that by March 22, 50,000 people had already left the country. up to 70 thousand technology workers, and there will soon be another 70,000. – 100 thousand.

They are only part of the working-age people leaving Russia, but their departure could have a long-term impact on the country’s economy.


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