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Parked By The Pandemic: Russian Auto Workers Stranded In Japan

For the last week, about 25 Russian auto workers have parked themselves on benches inside Tokyo International Airport after flights back to Vladivostok were canceled due to the global coronavirus pandemic. They were stranded when Japanese airlines cut international flights by 90 percent and the Russian airline Aeroflot also cancelled flights from Japan.

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