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Russian Truckers Threaten March on Moscow

After several weeks of sporadic protests, long-haul truckers from across Russia are threatening to 'march on Moscow' and shut down the capital. Not that most Russians know about it. At issue: a new federal payment system that raises taxes on per-tonnage hauling of goods across the country called Platon. The government says the toll is needed for trucking companies to contribute their fair share to federal road repair. Truckers argue the new transport fees are beyond what...

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