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Nov 3, 2017

A century after the Russian Revolution, the influence of its leader Vladimir Lenin has waned but his image remains on monuments built across the former Soviet Union as part of a cult of personality.

Monuments of Lenin 100 years after Russian Revolution
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A cobalt glass mosaic panel with a portrait of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin is seen at the Krasnoyarsk hydro electric power station, second largest in Russia, located on the Yenisei River outside the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, September 5, 2017. ILYA NAYMUSHIN/REUTERS

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