Hiring for Russians: EAM assures tough action on job agencies

The youth were recruited into the Russian army by private agencies and were forced to fight against the Ukrainian army.

BySouth First Desk

Published Apr 05, 2024 | 4:49 PMUpdatedApr 05, 2024 | 4:49 PM

EAM Jaishankar on border issue with China

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said tough legal action would be initiated against recruitment agencies that cheat job aspirants with lucrative offers and take them to conflict zones abroad. He was responding in Thiruvananthapuram about Kerala youth recruited on false pretexts to fight with Russia against Ukraine. He said such ulterior actions of recruitment agencies were “totally unacceptable”.

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