Publication: Monitor Volume: 1 Issue: 40

Russian firmsregularly discriminate on an ethnic basis, Kommersant-Dailyreported June 15. Few will hire anyone from the Caucasus,some won’t hire Ukrainians or Jews, and even someone with a strangelast name is likely to have difficulties, the paper said. Thepaper reported on one case where an employer had turned down theapplication of one man whose name "did not sound nice"in Russian.

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