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    Sochi Worker Sews Mouth Shut in Protest of Unpaid Wages

    5min Sports

    by 5min Sports

    A Russian construction worker from the Urals sewed his mouth shut and declared a hunger strike on Thursday (October 17) in protest of two months of unpaid wages he said he is owed for work in Sochi, according to a Russian blog. In a video shot on Thursday (October 17) and posted on, Roman Kuznetsov stood outside of the media centre in the future Olympic village and held a sign calling on the company that hired him to pay him his wages.