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Misplacing history: Berlin loses track of huge 3.5-ton Lenin head
A piece of history lost, buried, or possibly stolen: German officials admitted they cannot locate Berlin’s famous statue of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin. Some claim the inability to find the monument is politicized – others boast having a “treasure map.”

23.08.2014 02:39

Majority of Russians still support Lenin’s burial - poll
Most Russians view Vladimir Lenin as a good person and value his positive input to the country’s history and development. At the same time, over half of those polled believe his body should be removed from the Mausoleum and buried.

23.04.2014 08:08

Place fit for Lenin’s grave suggested 90 years after death
Russian MPs and human rights officials are again calling for the removal of Lenin’s body from the center of Moscow, suggesting he is buried in a memorial cemetery outside the city limits.

21.01.2014 11:32

90 years after his death, Russians care more about Lenin’s corpse than his vision
Another Vladimir Lenin anniversary approaches, but the figure responsible for one of history’s prime turning point has lost his resonance with most of those inside the country.

21.01.2014 07:47

Protesters topple Lenin monument in Kiev, smash to pieces with hammers (PHOTOS)
Masked anti-government protesters toppled the monument to Vladimir Lenin in Kiev on Sunday pulling him down with steel ropes, and smashing the granite figure with sledgehammers. A huge crowd queued to get a piece of the statue.

08.12.2013 18:27

Russians name Brezhnev best 20th-century leader, Gorbachev worst
Over half of Russians believe Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev was the best head of state in the past century, followed by Bolshevik Revolution mastermind Vladimir Lenin and dictator Joseph Stalin, a poll by Levada Center has revealed.

22.05.2013 13:28

Growing support among Russians for Lenin burial
People across Russia have been celebrating the 143rd birthday of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin and two revellers in a North Russia village went too far, and ended up beheading a statue of the leader of the Bolshevik revolution.

23.04.2013 09:56

Soviet Communist guru blames modern Leninists for betraying ideals
As Russia’s Communist Party (KPRF) celebrates its 20th anniversary, former Soviet communists accuse its leadership of deviating from Marxism-Leninism ideology.

13.02.2013 13:16

Communist party to celebrate birthday Soviet style
The Russian Communist Party (KPRF) is to hold a congress devoted to its 20th anniversary. About 3,000 guests, including comrades from 90 countries are expected to participate in the gathering in Moscow.

05.02.2013 14:51

Back to the USSR: Communists to return to Lenin era party rules
The Russian Communist party plans to change its charter eyeing enhanced discipline and strengthening the position of the leadership – just as it was in the Soviet Union.

29.01.2013 10:32

Cheaper to revive Lenin than keep his body – opposition party
The body of the Bolshevik Revolution leader, Vladimir Lenin, must be removed from Moscow’s mausoleum and buried, demands the head of the Russian Right Cause party, Andrey Dunaev.

18.12.2012 15:08

All monuments of Lenin to be removed from Russian cities
Russian lawmakers believe it is time to remove monuments to the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, from town and city squares across the country.

20.11.2012 09:37