Vladimir Lenin

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Noun1.Vladimir Lenin - Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)Vladimir Lenin - Russian founder of the Bolsheviks and leader of the Russian Revolution and first head of the USSR (1870-1924)
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Today the Congress voted "that the further preservation in the mausoleum of the sarcophagus with Stalin's coffin be considered undesirable, as Stalin's serious violation of Lenin's behests, abuse of power, mass persecution of honest Soviet people and other actions stemming from the personality cult, make the preservation of the coffin containing his body in the mausoleum of Vladimir Illich Lenin impossible."
Communism owes its fundamental ideology to persons such as Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, and Vladimir Illich Lenin. From these few instances, we can see that Victor Hugo, author of Les Miserables, had it fight when he declared that "There is nothing so powerful as an idea whose time has come." (In regards to communism, one might add that there is nothing so satisfying as an idea whose time is gone.)
Today the Congress voted 'that the further preservation in the mausoleum of the sarcophagus with Stalin's coffin be considered undesirable, as Stalin's serious violation of Lenin's behests, abuse of power, mass persecution of honest Soviet people and other actions stemming from the personality cult, make the preservation of the coffin containing his body in the mausoleum of Vladimir Illich Lenin impossible.'

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