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How Many Lenins Does it Take?

Author: Dasha Demourova


Jan/Feb 2004
Russian Calendar
Page 14   ( 2 pages)


Summary: 60 years ago, the first statue to Lenin was unveiled in the Soviet Union. They soon multiplied to unfathomable numbers, and the tide was only turned back when the Soviet Union collapsed. We look back at the sometimes odd history of Lenin worship.


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