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IFJ and EFJ demand release of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich 2023-04-01 [IFJ]

Striking Food Delivery Workers in Russia Take on Tech Giant Yandex 2023-03-25 [Asian Labour Review]

IFJ suspends Russian union 2023-02-25 [IFJ]

Independent Russian journalists fear 'anything can happen' 2023-02-23 [IFJ]

Journalist sentenced to six years in prison for Telegram post 2023-02-16 [EFJ]

Russian journalist Nevzorov sentenced to 8 years for comments on war 2023-02-01 [EFJ]

Journalist Alexander Nevzorov sentenced to 8 years for comments on war 2023-02-01 [IFJ]

Russian authorities have outlawed news website Meduza 2023-01-30 [EFJ]

Freedom to Mikhail Lobanov! Stop the violence against the labour union activist! 2023-01-07 [University Solidarity]

Mikhail Lobanov must be released! 2023-01-07 [University Solidarity]

Journalists and independent monitors being silenced to stifle reporting of protests 2022-11-25 [Amnesty International]

Ukrainian, Polish unions demand expulsion of Russian FNPR from ITUC 2022-11-10 [Solidarnosc, KVPU]

18 journalists arrested during anti-war protests 2022-09-24 [IFJ]

18 journalists arrested during anti-war protests 2022-09-23 [EFJ]

Moscow court liquidated the Journalists and Media Workers’ Union 2022-09-15 [EFJ]

Ivan Safronov has been sentenced to 22 years in jail 2022-09-08 [EFJ]

Moscow court has stripped Novaya Gazeta of its print media licence 2022-09-08 [EFJ]

Moscow court strips Novaya Gazeta of its print media licence 2022-09-08 [IFJ]

Ivan Safronov has been sentenced to 22 years in jail 2022-09-06 [IFJ]

Nestlé sales force workers across Russia confined to rooms and compelled to resign employment 2019-07-10 [IUF]

Finally on track: ban on female train drivers lifted 2021-01-21 [RTÉ]

Navalny Establishes One-Man Labor Union In Russian Penal Colony 2022-08-21 [RadioFreeEurope]

Journalist Marina Ovsiannikova faces criminal charges 2022-08-11 [IFJ]

The EFJ condemns the arrest of Russian journalist Marina Ovsiannikova 2022-08-11 [EFJ]

EFJ and IFJ condemn 'stop list' banning European journalists 2022-08-05 [EFJ]

First step towards the liquidation of the journalists’ union 2022-08-04 [EFJ]

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

Russia passes new law to label individual journalists as “foreign agents” 2018-07-09 [EFJ]

Gender equality commission of the KTR: “Violence without violence” is impossible! 2017-01-26 [KTR]

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

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]

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]

IFJ: Journalists and media are not “agents” 2018-07-09 [IFJ]

Nestlé sales force workers across country confined to rooms and compelled to resign employment 2019-07-11 [IUF]

Nestlé Russia union leaders targeted for early dismissal 2019-08-11 [IUF]

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

Russian trade union federation defends Putin's attack on Ukraine: ”A peace-building operation” 2022-03-08 [Arbetet Global]

Svetlana Prokopyeva found guilty of 'justifying terrorism' and fined 6000€ 2020-07-07 [EFJ]

Moscow couriers strike: “no limit to the indignation” 2020-06-09 [People and Nature]

Changing perceptions of what it is like to be gay in Moscow – one tour at a time 2018-05-14 [Equal Times]

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

‘War destroys everything': Russian culture workers denounce war in Ukraine 2022-03-07 [France24]

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

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

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko shot dead in KievUkrainian security services faked Arkady Babchenko's death 2018-05-31 [EFJ]

To save or to ignore: Governors' role in wage arrears settlement 2019-12-26 [RAPSI]

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

The making of Chernobyl: Never-before-seen photos show workers constructing the nuclear plant that would become the scene of the world's worst nuclear disaster 2017-03-16 [Daily Mail]

Investigation of Anna Politkovskaya's murder was inadequate, says ECHR 2018-07-19 [IFJ]

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

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

3-04-1885 Yakov Sverdlov is born in Nizhny Novgorod. He will become a leading Bolshevik revolutionary and first chairman of the All-Russian Congress of Soviets [more]

4-04-1913 270 dead in the crackdown on a demonstration by Siberian gold mine workers for better working conditions, the 8-hour day and higher wages. [more]

10-04-1932 Thousands of mostly women mill workers joined a strike against the reduction in rations. [more]

17-04-1912 Tsarist troops shoot dozens of striking gold miners dead near the Lena River in Siberia [more]

19-04-1924 The Kronstadt revolt was crushed by the Red Army commanded by Trotsky: 4,836 sailors were deported, 6,528 arrested, 2,168 executed. 10,000 dead on the Red Army side in repeated failures to retake the city. [more]

22-04-1870 Birth of Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin. [more]