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Chanting “Shame on Seattle” and “Tear it Down,” a crowd of Trump supporters surrounded the Lenin statue in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. Some Fremont residents countered their arguments.

2016-08-16

 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Lenin Fremont statue symbol
Ukraine's parliament has banned communist symbols, but what does this mean for a country where every other town has a street named after Lenin? Lenin Avenue runs like a spine through Zaporizhya, a major city in Ukraine's industrial heartland.
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Russia's government has announced it will spend up to 13m roubles ($200,000; £140,000) this year on preserving Vladimir Lenin's embalmed body.
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The giant head of a statue of Russian revolutionary Lenin has been unearthed, 24 years after it was buried in a German forest. Workers dug up the granite structure from woodland outside Berlin, following a campaign by historians.
 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin statue
On a crisp autumn day in 1915, 38 ornithologists gathered in the tiny Swiss village of Zimmerwald. Only, they were not actually bird watchers - that was just a cover. These were socialists from all over Europe, meeting to discuss ways to bring peace to a continent ravaged by World War One.
 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin revolution World War I
Once again, Vladimir Lenin is being resurrected. In Germany, workers Thursday dug up a sculpted 8,600-pound head of the Soviet Union’s first leader to be displayed as part of an exhibition.
 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin statue Fremont Lewis Evan Carpenter Berlin
Nearly a century ago, Britain was accused of masterminding a failed plot to kill Lenin and overthrow his fledgling Bolshevik regime. The British government dismissed the story as mere Soviet propaganda - but new evidence suggests it might be true.

1918

 Vladimir Ilyich Lenin assassination UK shooting World War I