Russian women in the driver’s seat as ban on some professions lifted

Por: New York Post Life January 22, 2021


More On: MOSCOW – Muscovite Sofia Dorofeyeva had always been drawn to the trains traveling across the vast expanses of her native Russia but until this year she and her female compatriots had been barred from occupying the driver’s seat. Russia, from Jan. 1, shortened the list of jobs it bars women from holding because of their physical demands or hazardous nature, allowing them to become metro drivers, train conductors and lorry drivers.... + full article

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