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Bloody-Red Lenin Statues In Minsk To Bring You October Revolution Memories

This 7 November marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Lenin lived, Lenin lives, Lenin will live forever!

A century after the revolution, the influence of its leader Vladimir Lenin remains on monuments built across the former Soviet Union states.

Read also: Art or gross? Vladimir Lenin’s head aspic created in Vitebsk

Only in Belarus there are about 400 busts, monuments and statues that will give you a glimpse of a cult of personality and idolatry.

Here’s a look at some of the remnants of Lenin’s image still being alive in Minsk.

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Zair Azgur memorial museum-workshop, a”classical” museum with plenty of Soviet artifacts

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The only pre-war monument to the leader near Minsk city clinical hospital № 3 

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The rare monument of young Lenin is at the territory of gymnasium № 75 on Sverdlova Street

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Probably the most recognizable Lenin statue in Minsk stands at the Independence Square

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Vladimir Ilyich giving a speech or showing a way to a brighter future on the Volgogradskaya Street 

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This is one of the few Lenins, which you can touch. Perhaps this is why a tradition to rub Lenin’s nose and make a wish has appeared.

The bas-relief is at the metro station “Ploshchad Lenina”.

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“Learn, learn, and learn.” Looks like Lenin’s advice to young people is still relevant to the students of school № 84

Are you a fan of the Soviet spirit? Then you should definitely visit these 10 cult places of Minsk where it is still breathing!

Source: TUT.BY