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Theme: Informal Economy
Occupational Group(s): Garment Workers
Region(s): Russian Federation ; Other Europe
Russia Moscow textile workshop fire kills 12 migrant workers The Star . (31 January 2016)

Russian officials say a fire at a textile workshop in Moscow has killed 12 people, including three children. The Investigative Committee, the top state investigative agency, says the fire that erupted late Saturday in northeastern Moscow engulfed an area of over 32,000 square feet. It says it's looking at arson as one of the possible causes.

By Lan, M..

According to investigators, these people worked for two garment companies - Vinastar and Garizon Open - in Moscow. Specifically, Vinastar recruited more than 100 workers from Vietnam, including 45 from the Construction and Investment JSC No. 1 (HICC1) and a labor export firm in Thai Binh Province.

Russia Blaze at Garment Workshop Kills 14 Vietnam News . (13 September 2012)

HA NOI (VNS)— As many as 14 Vietnamese garment workers were burned to death and one other was seriously injured in a fire at a three-storey garment workshop in Yegoryevsk, 100km to the southeast of Moscow, on Tuesday afternoon.

Pakistan Russia Global Brands Should Ensure Garment Worker Safety Clean Clothes Campaign . (12 September 2012)

CCC mourns the senseless deaths of at least 250 garment workers who perished in three factory fires in Pakistan and Russia this week.

Russia Russian Garment Factory Fire Kills 14 Vietnamese Workers Reuters . (11 September 2012)

A fire swept through a garment factory outside Moscow on Tuesday, killing at least 14 Vietnamese migrant workers, Russian emergency officials said.