Artist uses destruction of Lenin statues to put focus on Ukraine

2015-11-10 21:02

Sawn up, toppled, demolished: this has been the fate of monuments to Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin across Ukraine. Now a German-based artist wants to use that destruction to make others more aware of the simmering crisis in Ukraine.

Common sense and equality

2014-11-13 07:49

The best we can do is to level the playing field for our youth, says Leopold Scholtz.


Dead world leaders on show

2013-03-08 13:39
It's not uncommon for the embalmed bodies to communist leaders to be displayed. See pictures from mausoleums around the world.

It's not uncommon for the embalmed bodies to communist leaders to be displayed. See pictures from mausoleums around the world.

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Russia to renovate Lenin's mausoleum

2012-12-24 20:01

The mausoleum for Russia's revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin must undergo major repair work after its foundation suffered water damage.


Lenin sculpture exhumed in Berlin after 24 years

2015-09-10 17:00

A 1.7-metre, red granite head of Vladimir Lenin once displayed in the centre of East Berlin, is being dug up, 24 years after its burial.

Need to embalm a leader? Call Russia

2013-03-11 21:37

If Venezuela needs help embalming Hugo Chavez then Russia has expertise stretching back to Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin.

Dead world leaders on display

2013-03-08 12:01

Take a look at a list of world leaders whose bodies have been preserved for perpetual display, as Venezuela's government plans to do with Hugo Chavez.

Uproar over Putin's Lenin comments

2012-12-11 21:16

Russia President Vladimir Putin has come under criticism from rights activists after he compared Vladimir Lenin's embalmed corpse to the holy relics of Christian saints.

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