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Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup


Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian authorities are keen to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup. The Russian prison service...full story
updated 2015-05-25 10:22 PM
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Russia plans to use prison labor for 2018 World Cup

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russian authorities are keen to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup. The Russian prison service....Fullstory

2015-05-25 10:22 PM

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Associated Press

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