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Russian Pensioner Wins Battle For Free Toilets


A Russian pensioner has won a three-year battle to force transport authorities in her region to provide free toilet facilities. Svetlana Ivanovna’s struggle began after she literally wrestled with an irate cashier in a toilet cubicle – but ended with piles of documentary evidence in a court of law. The judges ruled that station toilets must be provided free of charge to any passenger with a valid ticket, in what officials said was a unique case. (RFE/RL's Current Time, www.currenttime.tv)


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