Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

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Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)

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To be sure it was Vladimir Ilyich Lenin who rightly argued that "without revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement." Lenin's theory of seizing power was successful, but totally failed in forming a state built on socialist principles.
"THERE are decades when nothing happens - and there are weeks where decades happen", so said Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.
Along with Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, he was a central organizer of Russia's 1917 revolution--putting into power democratic councils (soviets) of workers and peasants that soon degenerated into a dictatorship of the Communist Party.
Among the writers he cites are Plato, Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Charles Montesquieu, Adam Smith, Pierre-Joseph Proudhon, Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, and John Rawls.
Anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in Ukraine's capital and attacked it with hammers yesterday (8 December) in a symbolic challenge to President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with Russia.
In 1917, Russia's Bolshevik Revolution took place as forces led by Vladimir Ilyich Lenin overthrew the provisional government of Alexander Kerensky.
A "revolutionary situation" is one where "the upper classes are unable" and "the lower classes do not want" to continue living the old way, the now-scorned (at least in the former Eastern Bloc) Vladimir Ilyich Lenin once wrote.
Scientists in Russia have named a recently discovered dolphin-like fossil after the country's former leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin.
Moscow, Jan 21 (ANI): Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said the body of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the Russian Marxist revolutionary and communist politician, could be replaced from its Red Square mausoleum.
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