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Russia: Involuntary Help to Ossetia

St. Petersburg-based LJ user murenav writes (RUS): “I understand it's not easy for the people of Ossetia now. I understand they need help. But helping them should be voluntary, I think, and come from one's heart. But… My mother works at a medical institution [in Russia], and when salaries were being distributed, her colleagues noticed that [one-sixth of the salary amount was missing]. It was explained to them that [this money] had been taken off for the benefit of Ossetia…”

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