Some 130,000 people attend Labor Day march in Moscow
A march in downtown Moscow on occasion of Spring and Labor Day has drawn 130,000 people, the Russian Interior Ministry’s press service told TASS on Tuesday.
"A festive demonstration organized by representatives of the Moscow Trade Union Federation is held in the center of the capital," the press service said.
Police together with the National Guard and voluntary people’s patrols are ensuring security.
The demonstrators are chanting traditional slogans: "Peace, Labor, May!", "For Peace and Stability," "Jobs For the Youth," "Care About Pensioners."
Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin led the march of trade unions on Red Square, promising to make every effort to improve living standards of citizens. Lawmakers of the State Duma and Moscow City Duma took part in the demonstration.