A participant dressed in historical uniform takes part in the military parade at Red Square in Moscow. Photo: Reuters A participant dressed in historical uniform takes part in the military parade at Red Square in Moscow. Photo: Reuters
A participant dressed in historical uniform takes part in the military parade at Red Square in Moscow. Photo: Reuters
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It’s the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution – but Russia is getting tired of Soviet nostalgia

During the Soviet period, November 7 was a public holiday and one of the biggest state celebrations of the year. In modern Russia, however, the day is an ordinary working day

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A participant dressed in historical uniform takes part in the military parade at Red Square in Moscow. Photo: Reuters A participant dressed in historical uniform takes part in the military parade at Red Square in Moscow. Photo: Reuters
A participant dressed in historical uniform takes part in the military parade at Red Square in Moscow. Photo: Reuters
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