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Russia to lift ban on lorry-driving ladies

[ July 16, 2019   //   ]

Russia’s Ministry of Labour is to lift a ban on women becoming professional truck drivers as part of a sweeping away of legislation that currently bans them from a range of ‘physical’ jobs including firefighting and driving buses of more than 14 seats The legislation inherited from the former Soviet Union covers 456 jobs in more than 30 different sectors.