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Author: The Moscow Times (Russia)
Two Russian construction companies are reportedly using North Korean slave labor to prepare the city of St. Petersburg for the 2018 World Cup. Exactly 110 North Korean forced laborers have worked on the Zenit Arena stadium in St. Petersburg, according...
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