Stalin, now one of the top men in the party, was sent there by Lenin to ensure that grain was getting shipped to Moscow.
En route to California, he reportedly tossed his works of Lenin overboard, to avoid trouble from the U.S. authorities.
The Lenin statue has now become the focal point of protests for Russia, and against the ‘fascists’ in Kiev.
Both Lenin and Mao were master organizers, and succeeded in making the connection to the countryside.
One, a pro-Ukrainian activist in Lenin Square, was killed just days ago.
When Lenin wishes to prove some proposition, he does so, if possible, by quoting texts from Marx and Engels.
This gentleman was said to adore Lenin, on whom he lectured.
It is the menace of fanatic armies, drunken with phrases and sweeping forward under Lenin like a Muscovite scourge.
The real revolution has just been completed in Russia, 70 years after Lenin's death.
And there's another well-authenticated rumor from Russia that Lenin is dead.
pseudonym or alias chosen c.1902 (for publishing clandestine political works in exile) by Russian revolutionary Vladimir Il'ich Ulyanov (1870-1924). Related: Leninist (1917); Leninism (1918).
A Russian revolutionary leader of the early twentieth century, highly honored in the former Soviet Union as the founder of the modern Soviet state. Lenin, a founder of the Bolshevik party, contributed much to the success of the Russian Revolution of 1917. Lenin held that a dedicated group of intellectuals had to spearhead the revolution. He became chief of government of the Soviet Union after the revolution and served until his death in 1924. Joseph Stalin succeeded him. Lenin's real name was Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov.