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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Wages Paid in Wine

PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, Far East () -- Workers at a Far Eastern company found their salary had a kick to it when they were paid for the first time in months -- part of the back wages were in wine.


The financially strapped heating firm 2,600 kilometers east of Moscow resorted to the liquid payoff after managing to obtain a loan in part cash and part wine, Itar-Tass reported Saturday.