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1. Cave Bears, Corruption, and Life on Venus

This week, education is worth fighting for; corrupt officials go for all-or-nothing; and Lenin's mausoleum makeover is cancelled.

Tags: architecture, space, corruption, bears, lenin, Siberia, education
2. Punk Rock Lenin

A Lenin statue in Russia's Far East temporarily sported a new 'do.

Tags: cities, history, ussr, Internet, Russian Far East, monuments, lenin
3. The Saratov Duma (Almost) Gets a Lenin Makeover

A group of communist politicians attempt to celebrate Lenin's 150th with music and posters.

Tags: birthday, communists, communism, lenin, Saratov
4. TBT: The Treaty of Rapallo

This little-known treaty actually set the stage for the devastation of Europe that was to come.

Tags: Lenin, bolsheviks, nazi germany, military, WWII, WWI, Germany, rapallo
5. #TBT: Two Vladimirs, One Country

They could not have been more different, but both these Vladimirs had a huge impact on Russian history.

Tags: bards, vladimir vysotsky, lenin, stalin
6. No Shortage of Soup and Porridge!

Hearty Russian soups to warm up this autumn, all seven days a week. 

Tags: peasants, fish, mushrooms, lenin, rus', ancient russia, russian food, soup
7. 13 Massive Russian Monuments You Need to See

In which we share some of Russia's big monuments (and moments) – from ice battles to DNA in stone and steel.

Tags: Volgograd, science, space, arctic, great patriotic war, lenin, alexander nevsky, Moscow, peter the great, memory, Memorial, soviet era, soviet union, soviet
8. Lights, camera, shovels!

Russian officials participating in the subbotnik spring cleaning take a page from Lenin's book (the one about propaganda).

Tags: politics, environment, Saturdays, holidays, Lenin, subbotnik
9. Tyumen

Yulia Sulzhenko takes us to her hometown, Tyumen, Siberia's western capital, and the oil and gas capital of Russia.

Tags: Siberia, oil, Lenin, rasputin
By Yulia Sulzhenko
10. Why Stalin's Corpse Was Exhumed on Halloween

The body of Joseph Stalin was removed from the mausoleum on Red Square on October 31, 1961. It may not be as spooky as Halloween, but the former leader still haunts Russia today.

Tags: Russia, USSR, Soviet Union, Stalin, Lenin, mausoleum
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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