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Russia: St. Petersburg march honours 100th anniversary of October Revolution02:03

Russia: St. Petersburg march honours 100th anniversary of October Revolution

Russian Federation, St. Petersburg
November 7, 2017 at 21:11 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Communist Party of the Russian Federation held a march in honour of the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution in St. Petersburg, Tuesday.

Participants of the event carried portraits, flags and banners of Lenin and Stalin.

Reportedly among the marchers were communists from a number of other countries, including Finland and Germany.

The participants passed from Lenin Square to the cruiser Aurora, where a rally was organised at the end of the march. On the stage, Communist party members delivered speeches.

In addition, activists were spotted at the rally protesting against the recently started joint naval exercises of the US, South Korea and Australia in the waters off the South Korean island of Jeju.

Russia: St. Petersburg march honours 100th anniversary of October Revolution02:03
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The Communist Party of the Russian Federation held a march in honour of the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution in St. Petersburg, Tuesday.

Participants of the event carried portraits, flags and banners of Lenin and Stalin.

Reportedly among the marchers were communists from a number of other countries, including Finland and Germany.

The participants passed from Lenin Square to the cruiser Aurora, where a rally was organised at the end of the march. On the stage, Communist party members delivered speeches.

In addition, activists were spotted at the rally protesting against the recently started joint naval exercises of the US, South Korea and Australia in the waters off the South Korean island of Jeju.

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