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