Russian soldiers are told to prepare for war on July 30, 1914. Photo: AFP

Q&A: The fates of 200,000 Chinese workers in Russia during the first world war

Labourers met tragic ends, some built an Arctic railway or joined the Soviet Red Army - which preceded China's own Communist movement, says author Mark O’Neill

Topic |   Chinese workers in the first world war

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Russian soldiers are told to prepare for war on July 30, 1914. Photo: AFP
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