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September 29, 2023

Russians queue for “Barbie” movie despite sanctions

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From the BBC World Service: Officially, “Barbie” isn’t showing in Russia, but unofficially, pirated versions are doing a roaring trade in Moscow cinemas. Then, the European Union has the gig economy in its sights; it’s working on legislation that could give gig workers for ride-hailing or food delivery apps more rights. Plus, the giant Chinese property developer Evergrande has confirmed that its founder and chairman has been detained on suspicion of criminal activity. Its shares remain suspended.

Aired September 29, 2023

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