Lost and forgotten: The northernmost Lenin statue in the world | Russia Beyond The Headlines

The photos show the northernmost statue of Communist leader Vladimir Lenin, which stands in the abandoned settlement of Pyramiden [Piramida] in the Arctic, on the Spitsbergen archipelago, 2,489 km from Moscow.

Source: Lost and forgotten: The northernmost Lenin statue in the world | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Also, I found this music video that contains footage of Piramida back in the 60’s when it was a vibrant town. Beautiful and melancholy music from a Danish band called Efterklang. – PC

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4 Responses to Lost and forgotten: The northernmost Lenin statue in the world | Russia Beyond The Headlines

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  2. beetleypete says:

    Sadly, much of the Bolshevik and Soviet iconography has been lost or destroyed. This is my favourite statue of Lenin, and I went to see it (and the Cruiser Aurora) when I first visited Leningrad in the 1970s.
    https://whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com/2011/08/07/st-petersburg-to-the-finland-station/
    Regards, Pete.

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