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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Car Workers Hold Boss

MOSCOW -- About 100 women workers at a Siberian auto factory took their boss hostage to demand their wages, some of which are a year and a half overdue, Interfax reported.

The workers at the Ulan-Ude Auto Factory locked director Leonid Belykh in his office Monday and continued to hold him Tuesday, Interfax said.

Belykh told the women the wage delays were a result of debts by the Defense Ministry, which owes the factory 48 million rubles ($2.4 million at Thursday's official rate) for back orders.