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Russia Sees 600,000 Jobs at Risk on Foreign Exodus, Tass Reports

  • People working at foreign firms in Russia may lose their jobs
  • Companies from McDonald’s to Adidas have pulled out of Russia
A closed McDonald's restaurant at a shopping mall in Moscow, Russia. 

A closed McDonald's restaurant at a shopping mall in Moscow, Russia. 

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About 600,000 people in Russia who worked for companies from “unfriendly” nations are at risk of losing their jobs after those firms suspended operations, according to a top official of the ruling party, one of the direst forecasts yet of the economic impact of the Kremlin’s invasion of Ukraine.