Vladimir 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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During the Russian Revolution, the Bolsheviks, led by leftist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin seized power and destroyed the tradition of czarist rule.
Though Vladimir Lenin is best remembered--and reviled in the capitalist West--as leader of the 1917 Communist revolution in Russia, Zizek argues that his genius is most apparent during the final two years of his political life.
On the inside of the monument one can see gilded mosaics depicting Bulgarian and Soviet communist leaders like Dimitar Blagoev, Georgi Dimitrov, Todor Zhivkov, Vladimir Lenin, Joseph Stalin, Vladimir Lenin and Leonid Brezhnev.
Entitled 1917 100 Years On, the musical programme takes its theme from a Shostakovich symphony dedicated to the memory of controversial Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin.
Twenty-five percent view Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin positively, 34 percent were favorable to German socialist Karl Marx and 37 percent were favorable to Argentinian revolutionary Che Guevara, a Communist leader in the Cuban Revolution.
We meet the usual suspects--Beckett, Pound, Eliot, Yeats and those two remarkable women who played such a significant role in Joyce's career, Harriet Weaver and Sylvia Beach--and witness the writer's passing encounters with the likes of Vladimir Lenin and Irish nationalist Patrick Pearse.
BORN JACK Nicholson, US film actor, 1937, above VLADIMIR Lenin, Russian leader, 1870 BETTIE Page, Playboy pin-up, 1923 DIED WILLIAM Hanna, US cartoonist, 2001, above MIKE Todd, US showman, 1958 THOMAS Hughes, English reformer, 1896
FOR DECADES, a statue of Vladimir Lenin had stood in a square adjacent to a factory in Odessa.
Russian revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin has long been considered a villain in the Ukraine.
Welfare reformer Vladimir Lenin can have the Department of Communities and rename it the Council of People's Commissars.
In 1924, Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin died at age 53.
"We have laid flowers at the monument to leader of the October Revolution Vladimir Lenin. Then, the procession will march along the Ala-Too Square to the monument of those killed on 7 April 2010 at the Central Ala-Too Square to honor fighters of the revolution.
There was an emerging philosophy called communism, espoused by Vladimir Lenin, that promised an equal distribution of Russia's wealth.
Chopwell Lodge banner with its striking imagery of Karl Marx and former Russian leader Vladimir Lenin caught people's attention as usual, while several new banners joined the procession this year.
KyEV (CyHAN)- Hundreds of thousands of anti-communist groups knocked down statues of former Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin in 13 provinces across Ukraine.