A Russian grandmother found her childhood Chinese pen pal via this photograph, which she had kept for five decades. Photo: kaixian.tv

World Cup chance meeting leads Russian woman to her childhood Chinese pen pal, 56 years on

Photo posted on WeChat by Chinese visitor to tournament host city Saransk is recognised, helping pair to resume correspondence conducted in Russian in 1960s

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A Russian grandmother found her childhood Chinese pen pal via this photograph, which she had kept for five decades. Photo: kaixian.tv
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