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Mystery of Fanny Kaplan
The Jewish-born political revolutionary Fanny Kaplan was shot at the age of 28 for an attempted assassination of Vladimir Lenin. She approached the Leader near a Moscow factory and fired three shots at him. Some historians question the actual role of Fanny Kaplan in the crime and many consider the Kaplan legend as another Bolshevik canard.
Moscow Attractions: Lenin Mausoleum - to Keep or not to Keep?
Remaining one of the places of interest in Moscow, the Lenin Mausoleum causes hot disputes over its propriety and significance. Some people consider the mausoleum a unique phenomenon of Soviet history, while others claim that the unburied Lenin`s body stigmatizes the image of Russia.


Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, and Myths - Exhibition in London
The Library of the British Museum in London will host an exhibition dedicated to the centenary of the October Revolution
Monuments To Lenin May Be Removed
The Deputy Chairman of the Rules Committee of the State Duma Aleksandr Kurdyumov (LDPR) put forward the initiative to remove monuments to the leader of the world revolution Vladimir Lenin from the centres of Russian cities.
Most Russians Respect Lenin and Want His Body to Be Buried
A poll timed to the 143rd birthday of Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin (April 22) shows that the majority of Russians consider his role played in the countrys history as positive.
Monuments of Lenin Can Be Removed from Russian Cities
Russian lawmakers believe it is time to remove monuments to the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, from Russian towns and cities.
Lenin Monument Put up for Sale in Chuvashia
A monument to Vladimir Lenin in Cheboksary (Chuvashia) has been assessed at 207 thousand rubles.
Russian Culture Minister Wants Lenin to Be Buried
Russias new Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky believes the body of the Bolshevik Revolution leader, Vladimir Lenin, should be committed to the ground.
Lenin Still the Most Translated Author
Father of the Bolshevik Revolution, Vladimir Lenin, has ranked the fifth in a list of the most translated authors in the world.
Lenin's Tent to be Restored for 1,5 Million Roubles
The monument Tent from the museum complex Lenin's Tent located in Razliv will be restored in 2012.

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