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Russia: Trade unions take to Red Square on May Day

Russian Federation, Moscow
May 1, 2014 at 14:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russia: Trade unions take to Red Square on May Day

Around a hundred thousand members of Russian trade unions marched through Red Square in Moscow on Thursday in honour of International Workers' Day. Members of the United Russia party and the All-Russia People's Front joined the demonstration, which is the first to be held on Red Square since 1991.

Demonstrators holding colourful balloons, flowers and Russian and Soviet flags took off to Red Square after gathering at the Kremlin Embankment earlier in the day.

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Russia: Trade unions take to Red Square on May Day

Around a hundred thousand members of Russian trade unions marched through Red Square in Moscow on Thursday in honour of International Workers' Day. Members of the United Russia party and the All-Russia People's Front joined the demonstration, which is the first to be held on Red Square since 1991.

Demonstrators holding colourful balloons, flowers and Russian and Soviet flags took off to Red Square after gathering at the Kremlin Embankment earlier in the day.

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