Moscow, Nov 7 (EFE) .- Some 2,000 people commemorated this Sunday in central Moscow the 104th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution that began the Soviet Union.
“In Red Square and Manezh Square we held an act of patriotic left-wing forces to commemorate the October Revolution, which has brought together a lot of people, some 2,000 people,” said the coordinator of the Left Front, Sergei Udaltsov, quoted by the Echo of Moscow station.
For his part, the veteran leader of the Russian communists, Gennadi Zyuganov, called on “all Russian patriots” to celebrate the anniversary.
During a statement to the press in Red Square, Zyuganov called November 7 the “most important holiday” for the country that created “a new world.”
“And as long as we remain faithful to that party, we will have new victories and new achievements,” said the politician, who has led the Communist Party of Russia since 1994.
According to the Communists’ website, the commemorative events of the Russian Revolution took place in different Russian regions.
The Russian communists remember the Bolshevik Revolution with different events every year, although this date ceased to be an official holiday in Russia in the mid-2000s. (Photo) (video)
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