TUC challenges Russian envoy over Rusal labour violations

A foray into domestic politics here by the Russian Ambassador yesterday earned a rebuke by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) which seized the opportunity to pepper the envoy over the track record of a prime Russian investor here.

In yesterday’s edition of Stabroek News, Russian Federation Ambassador, Nikolay Smirnov released a letter he had written to Opposition Leader David Granger noting concerns expressed locally over the need for the anti-money laundering bill and expressing the hope that the opposition would act in favour of the bill.

In its statement, the TUC noted that both Guyana and Russia are members of the United Nations and the International Labour Organisation and both have ratified the United Nations Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the International Labour Organisation …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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