Tag Archives: Vladimir Lenin

Politically-correct tigers and more “electioneering”

It’s been a great week for Russian politics, or for what passes for politics in Russia. The “election” season has started, which means lots of meaningless bullshit from all parties involved. Here’s a round-up: First, we had President Medvedev convening … Continue reading

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Birthday surprise: Lenin is Tchaikovsky's long-lost relative

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, father of the world proletariat, turns 140 today. To celebrate, historians at his museum in Ulyanovsk — Lenin’s maiden name was Ulyanov and the town where he was born was renamed accordingly upon his death in 1924 … Continue reading

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