Mexican fans cancel Red Square ‘Day of the Dead’ parade after complaints

Artists perform during the Day of the Dead festivities at the Mexican fan house in central Moscow, a host city for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Russia June 26, 2018. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Mexican soccer fans called off a Day of the Dead-themed parade in Moscow’s Red Square on Friday after communist lawmakers objected to the event being held so close to Lenin’s tomb. A carnival atmosphere has taken over parts of the capital as thousands of fans pack to watch the soccer World Cup. […]

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