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April 5, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Acting Prime Minister Sergei V. Kiriyenko said Saturday that the Russian government has found money to begin paying back wages owed to workers. Kiriyenko, presiding over a meeting with regional and union leaders, said cash transfers could begin as early as Monday--before nationwide labor protests planned for Thursday, the Itar-Tass news agency said.
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April 5, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Acting Prime Minister Sergei V. Kiriyenko said Saturday that the Russian government has found money to begin paying back wages owed to workers. Kiriyenko, presiding over a meeting with regional and union leaders, said cash transfers could begin as early as Monday--before nationwide labor protests planned for Thursday, the Itar-Tass news agency said.
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November 28, 1996 | VANORA BENNETT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When his wages failed to materialize for three months, Nikolai S. Lashkevich did what thousands of other Russians do when their government neglects to pay them and they have children to feed: He ripped off his workplace. Lashkevich's factory manufactured guns. In the evening, in his bedroom, he assembled stolen pieces of metal into guns while his two sons watched TV in the next room.
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November 28, 1996 | VANORA BENNETT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When his wages failed to materialize for three months, Nikolai S. Lashkevich did what thousands of other Russians do when their government neglects to pay them and they have children to feed: He ripped off his workplace. Lashkevich's factory manufactured guns. In the evening, in his bedroom, he assembled stolen pieces of metal into guns while his two sons watched TV in the next room.
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October 24, 1991 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dusted by the winter's first snowfall, thousands of Russians upset by their grim lives and worried about the future demonstrated Wednesday to oppose looming price increases. The protest showed just how unstable support is for market reforms and the country's new leaders. "The millionaires have organized in a club to solve their problems. It is our turn to defend ourselves--engineers, teachers, workers, those who have lived their lives honestly!"
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October 24, 1991 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Dusted by the winter's first snowfall, thousands of Russians upset by their grim lives and worried about the future demonstrated Wednesday to oppose looming price increases. The protest showed just how unstable support is for market reforms and the country's new leaders. "The millionaires have organized in a club to solve their problems. It is our turn to defend ourselves--engineers, teachers, workers, those who have lived their lives honestly!"
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