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Russians on Red Square for International Workers Day

Russians on Red Square for International Workers Day
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By Christopher Cummins with Agencies
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May Day march on Moscow's Red Square

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Tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Moscow to celebrate May Day.

My favourite pic from this year's May Day parade in #Moscow#redsquare#1маяpic.twitter.com/KBdR5AR6Cw

— Nikki Aaron (@NikkiAaronRT) May 1, 2017

Trade unionists marched under banners calling for ‘Decent Jobs, wages and life!’

#Russia: Communist party supporters rally in Moscow on May Day. Great photo by Kirill Kudryavtsev pic.twitter.com/4CHJPeWzIU

— David Vujanovic (@DavidVujanovic) May 1, 2017

Groups from across Russian society celebrated International Workers Day including students, senior citizens, and various political parties the Communists were out in force with many carrying images of Stalin
and Soviet iconography.

Soviet gym teachers marching on May Day, Moscow, 1956. pic.twitter.com/TqKzqLuJaB

— Donald Fenn (@augustfenn) May 1, 2017

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