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We work and Why we will remain poor 2018-03-02 [micetimes]

IFJ welcomes release of Uzbek journalist Ali Feruz in Russia 2018-02-20 [IFJ]

Trade union representatives should be granted free access to ports 2018-02-20 [KTR]

The car industry, where even the dead work overtime 2018-02-05 [Open Democracy]

PERC Youth Committee Statement on KTR affiliate dissolution 2018-02-05 [PERC ITUC]

International and Russian trade union movement opposes the dissolution of ITUWA 2018-01-30 [IndustriALL]

ITUC Denounces Court Decision to Dissolve Trade Union 2018-01-18 [ITUC]

Kremlin Moving To Destroy All Independent Trade Unions – OpEd 2018-01-17 [EurAsia Review]

Russia: Court rules to dissolve ITUWA 2018-01-16 [IndustriALL]

A St. Petersburg court liquidates a labor union that accepted foreign funding 2018-01-16 [Medua]

Union-busting, Russian style 2018-01-16 [openDemocracy]

Supported the rig workers, declared foreign agents 2018-01-13 [The Mice Times]

The Statement of the Executive Committee of the Confederation of Labour of Russia (KTR) on liquidation of the Interregional Trade Union «Workers’ Association» (MPRA) 2018-01-12 [KTR]

Major Russian Labor Union Disbanded by Court For Alledged Foreign Ties 2018-01-11 [The Times]

Ten People Reported Killed In Russian Factory Fire 2018-01-06 [RFE ]

Foreign Workers - Most From China - Killed in Russian Shoe Factory Fire 2018-01-04 [Moscow Times]

Rockfall at Russia's Evraz mine leaves three workers trapped 2017-12-25 [Reuters]

Successful negotiations bring a real wage increase for ice cream workers at Unilever Russia 2017-12-08 [KTR]

Not more than one thousand US dollars a month—such salary are paid to crew members of the three vessels, which are loading in the port of Nakhodka 2017-12-08 [Seafarers' Union of Russia]

Foreign agent journalists from entering national parliament building 2017-12-08 [ABC]

Why Independent Russian Journalists Don't Want RT Barred From US Congress 2017-12-03 [Moscow Times]

Truckers group branded as foreign agents ahead of planned protests 2017-12-02 [RFE/RL]

Russian ‘foreign agents’ media law threatens media freedom 2017-11-29 [EFJ]

Former the IUF General Secretary Dan Gallin will present his book 'Red Thread' in Moscow 2017-11-23 [The Union Rights' Defence Centre]

Oil and gas unions work to improve quality of life in the north of Russia 2017-11-21 [IndustriALL]

The Seafarers' Union of Russia (SUR): “Union membership is the best protection” 2017-11-09 [KTR]

RT Editor Says U.S. Staff Quitting in 'Masses' Over Security Fears 2017-10-08 [Moscow Times]

Prominent journalist Yulia Latynina flees Russia after attacks 2017-09-13 [IFJ]

Labour unions welcome court ruling in favour of Aeroflot flight attendants 2017-09-08 [KTR]

Court Tells Aeroflot It Cannot Tell Air Hostesses What Size Clothes To Wear 2017-09-07 [RFE/RL]

Why Kyrgyz, Tajik and Uzbek workers are forced to go to Russia 2017-09-06 [Stratfor ]

ITF inspectors help Polar Star crew home 2017-09-02 [ITF Global Union]

Vacations Are No Picnic For Workers At Russia's AvtoVAZ Car Plant 2017-08-28 [RFE/RL]

Innocent journalist convicted on charges of extremism 2017-08-14 [IFJ]

Businessman Paints Terrifying And Complex Picture Of Putin's Russia 2017-07-29 [NPR]

Controversial photos inside the homes of Russia's ultrarich show the country's stunning wealth inequality 2017-07-29 [Biz Insider]

Journalist’s house attacked 2017-07-21 [IFJ]

Employer refuses to pay compensation despite legal ruling 2017-07-13 [IndustriALL]

Binding players’ rights commitment –“the first step to protecting the integrity of sport”: World Players Association 2017-07-16 [uniglobalunion.org]

In Russia the North Koreans Work ‘Basically in the Situation of Slaves’ 2017-07-14 [New York Times]

Attempt to Increase Pay for Public Servants Ends in Double Salary for Siberian Deputies 2017-07-14 [Moscow Times]

Many migrant workers building Russia's World Cup sites are getting stiffed 2017-07-04 [PRI]

ITF seminar aims to boost Russian union power 2017-06-23 [ITF]

Fifa ‘has come up short’ in protecting Russia 2018 stadium workers 2017-06-14 [Guardian]

Workers exploited at Russia's 2018 World Cup venues, Human Rights Watch says 2017-06-14 [Reuters]

Workers Exploited on World Cup 2018 Stadiums. FIFA not delivering on Human Rights 2017-06-14 [HRW]

Moscow's English-Language Weekly To Cut Staff Under New Owner 2017-06-13 [RFE/Radio Liberty]

Football officials dismiss claims of workers’ rights violations in St. Petersburg 2017-06-03 [TASS]

Probe into mysterious death of two North Korean workers in Moscow 2017-06-03 [NewsWeek]

The Women of 1917 2017-05-25 [Jacobin]

This month in labour history

1-03-1921 16,000 people met in Kronstadt, Russia, which passed a 15-point resolution condemning the new Bolshevik dictatorship and calling for all power to the soviets and freedom of press and assembly for workers and peasants. [more]

3-03-1921 he first issue of the Kronstadt Izvestia, bulletin of rebel sailors, soldiers & workers of Kronstadt was published. [more]

7-03-1921 Bolshevik Red Army attacks Kronstadt Commune - workers and sailors who first started the Russian revolution hold out 12 days [more]

7-03-1917 Workers at the Putilov steel plant announce a strike. It is the beginning of what will become the February Revolution, leading to the fall of the Tsar. [more]

8-03-1917 There are mass rallies and meetings in Petrograd to mark International Women's Day. Women visit surrounding factories, bringing 50,000 workers out on strike. The February Revolution is under way. [more]

9-03-1952 Alexandra Kollontai, Russian Marxist revolutionary, dies. [more]