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Death’s Garden: Lenin’s Mausoleum

by Melodie Bolt In January 1988, I stood in Red Square with thirty American college students watching Lenin’s Honor Guard change. The replacement soldiers exited the Kremlin gate and moved parallel to the Kremlin wall. The duo marched in long … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #121: Lenin’s Tomb

The Mausoleum of Vladimir Lenin Red Square Moscow, Russia Founded: 1924 Number of interments: 1 Open: Information varies across the web. It looks like your best bet is to visit Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Continue reading

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