RUSSIAN OIL WORKERS SEEK EMPLOYMENT ABROAD

06/08/1992
American oil workers discouraged by bleak employment opportunities in the U.S. petroleum industry face increasing competition abroad from Russians seeking "a living wage." Moscow's Zagrantrud (Foreign Labor) firm believes "millions" of Russian skilled and unskilled workers in many occupations will try to find jobs in other countries. The Russian enterprise says it is selecting a group of construction workers to build a refinery in Colombia. Kuwait also wants Russian construction personnel. Russia is especially eager to find overseas work for petroleum industry workers who have lost their jobs in Viet Nam and Cuba. ...
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