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

Russian servicemen run-up a navy flag as they stand on deck of the cruiser Aurora in St. Petersburg, Russia, September 30, 2017. The cruiser Aurora, which fired the shot that announced the start of Russiaƕs 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, now serves as a museum. GRIGORY DUKOR/REUTERS

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