Belarusian rail workers highly concerned over Russian influence

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In a meeting held this week, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Russia’s Leningrad Oblast Governor Aleksandr Drozdenko discussed constructing a second railway line connecting Belarus with the Russian port of St. Petersburg. For them, such a project is critical in strengthening the transport and export ties between the countries. However, for the Community of Railway Workers of Belarus (SZhB), this is another reason for concern that Russia might be taking over their country’s railway sector.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

Nikos Papatolios is the Chief Editor of RailFreight.com, the online magazine for rail freight professionals.

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Belarusian rail workers highly concerned over Russian influence

Image: Shutterstock. Tricky_Shark

In a meeting held this week, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and Russia’s Leningrad Oblast Governor Aleksandr Drozdenko discussed constructing a second railway line connecting Belarus with the Russian port of St. Petersburg. For them, such a project is critical in strengthening the transport and export ties between the countries. However, for the Community of Railway Workers of Belarus (SZhB), this is another reason for concern that Russia might be taking over their country’s railway sector.

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Author: Nikos Papatolios

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