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There are 21 item(s) tagged with the keyword "Lenin".

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1. New Economic Policy

In the Soviet era, NEP had always been regarded as a strange, only vaguely understood, and not very sensible chapter in Soviet history: a pause between the heroic Civil War and the no less heroic Five-Year Plans.

Tags: economy, soviet era, lenin, nep
2. City Spotlight: Barnaul

A carjacking museum, Soviet statues, and Hollywood letters: let's take a closer look at one of Russia's best-hidden gems, the city of Barnaul. 

Tags: lenin, Altai, medicine, food, cars, barnaul
3. War Communism Sputters

War Communism was on the ropes in the fall of 1920. What's a dictator to do?

Tags: NEP, communism, Lenin
4. 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
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. #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
9. 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
10. 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

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