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Putin and Medvedev Join Moscow’s May Day Parade | NYTimes.com

MOSCOW — On May Day, this city partied like it was 1951.

Hundreds of citizens marched through the streets of New Haven after listening to Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and other officials address the crowd on New Haven Green. (photo: Christopher Zurcher, Peacenews.)

Hundreds of citizens marched through the streets of New Haven after listening to Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy and other officials address the crowd on New Haven Green. (photo: Christopher Zurcher, Peacenews.)

Tens of thousands of trade unionists, waving boughs of artificial flowers, marched to oompah music down the broad thoroughfare that leads to the Kremlin. Along the route an earsplitting female voice exclaimed, though a public address system affixed to poles, “Hail to the aviation workers of Moscow! Hail to the trade union of postal and telecommunication workers! Glory to workers’ dynasties! Hoorah!”

For more on this story, visit: Putin and Medvedev Join Moscow’s May Day Parade – NYTimes.com.

See more May Day photos from the Washington Post and others:

May Day protests – The Washington Post.

Gallery: May Day rallies around the world | Globalnews.ca.

BBC News – In pictures: Protesters mark May Day.

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