Chinese tourists wear Russian memorabilia in St Petersburg, Russia. Photo: AFP

The hunt for Red October: how the Bolshevik Revolution turned into a Chinese tourist trap

The 100th anniversary of the October Revolution has triggered a surge of Chinese ‘red tourists’ to Russia, eager to pay homage at the birthplace of communist revolt

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Chinese tourists wear Russian memorabilia in St Petersburg, Russia. Photo: AFP
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