Workers building a Russia-China bridge have not been paid

As a result, an investigation was launched into this matter, Interfax news agency reported on Wednesday citing a statement by the regional department of the Russian Investigative Committee. The construction works are conducted in the Leninsky district of the Jewish Autonomous Region. Currently, a number of probes are being conducted and investigators are seizing documentation as well as interrogating the company’s employees.

As specified in the statement, more than 120 builders have not fully received payments for their labor for the period from January to February this year, will since March the payments have not been made at all.

We should remind you that the construction of a bridge from the Russian village of Nizhneleninskoye to China has been carried out for several years. The facility, which is over two kilometers long, will become part of a new trade route between the two countries and is expected to increase the transport accessibility of a number of Russia’s regions.

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