All articles tagged "Lenin"

Putin and Stalin get to Celebrity Hell painting Putin and Stalin get to Celebrity Hell painting

17 Mar, 02:54 PM 46 comments

Three little-known Chinese/Taiwanese artists named Dudu, Li Tiezi, and Zhang An have created the oil painting – titled Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante – in 2006 depicting 103 figures from world history in striking detail.

Tags: Putin, art, Stalin, Pushkin, Tolstoy, Gorbachev, Lenin

Priest blesses Russians who vandalize Lenin statues Priest blesses Russians who vandalize Lenin statues

8 Apr, 02:46 PM 10 comments

A Moscow priest has blessed people who destroy monuments to Lenin after an explosion made a meter-wide hole in a statue of the revolutionary leader in downtown St. Petersburg.

Tags: Lenin, vandalism, weird

Russian city to rename all Soviet Streets as Christmas Streets Russian city to rename all Soviet Streets as Christmas Streets

15 Apr, 12:52 PM 29 comments

The St. Petersburg streets currently bearing the name “Soviet” will soon be renamed into “Christmas,” in the wake of the nationwide protest against cherishing the Communist legacy.

Tags: St. Petersburg, weird, USSR, Lenin

Financial crisis leaves Lenin mummy without new suit Financial crisis leaves Lenin mummy without new suit

21 Apr, 12:02 PM 42 comments

The embalmed body of revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin has not received a new suit because of the economic crisis that hit Russia this year.

Tags: Lenin, weird



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