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Kyrgyz migrant workers stranded at an airport in the Russian city of Novosibirsk resorted to desperate measures to highlight their struggle to get back home. About 200 Kyrgyz citizens had been camped out at Tolmachevo Airport since March 27, when both Kyrgyzstan and Russia canceled international flights in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Some of them went on a hunger strike after being forced to sleep on hard floors and seating.