@MotoClark @OfficialSPGB what a bunch of capitalist bastards they were. Especially that Lenin, and then Stalin. Shocking. Capitalist running dogs, and so on.
Smolny Institute, former girls academy taken over by Bolsheviks as their HQ in mid-1917, from which Lenin directed October coup.
Smolny Institute, former girls academy taken over by Bolsheviks as their HQ in mid-1917, from which Lenin directed October coup.
There are still a lot of Lenin statues in Russia (vs Eastern Europe, where they're virtually all gone). This one's in Pskov's central plaza.
There are still a lot of Lenin statues in Russia (vs Eastern Europe, where they're virtually all gone). This one's in Pskov's central plaza.
His inspirations are Lenin and Trotsky, he says.
"Heighten the Contradictions" --Stein/Lenin 2020

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Was the Russian Revolution, in reality, a strategic aim of Germany? Yes, and Lenin was its willing accomplice. https://t.co/QVfhrxIcv1
Was the Russian Revolution, in reality, a strategic aim of Germany? Yes, and Lenin was its willing accomplice. https://t.co/QVfhrxIcv1
Lenin checks to make sure where his wallet is. He laid low here (Vyborg, then Russian Finland) in immediate lead-up to October Revolution.
Lenin checks to make sure where his wallet is. He laid low here (Vyborg, then Russian Finland) in immediate lead-up to October Revolution.
Was Lenin really a German spy? Plenty of Russians thought so. https://t.co/5uoOYFmVpo
Was Lenin really a German spy? Plenty of Russians thought so. https://t.co/5uoOYFmVpo
The famous 'sealed train' that carried Lenin back to Russia? It wasn't sealed at all. That was a myth, Lenin's myth. https://t.co/lcwKCjfMzL
The famous "sealed train" that carried Lenin back to Russia? It wasn't sealed at all. That was a myth, Lenin's myth. https://t.co/lcwKCjfMzL
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