Over 60% of Russians want Lenin`s body to be buried
Moscow: More than 60 percent of Russians want Vladimir Lenin`s body to be removed from his mausoleum in Moscow`s Red Square and buried, according to a poll.
Forty three percent of those polled were in favour of burying the leader of the Bolshevik revolution immediately, while, 18 percent believed that this should be done at a later date, according to the All-Russia Centre for the Study of Public Opinion.
Thirty percent are in favour of leaving Lenin in the mausoleum as they believe it has long become a major tourist attraction.
The survey was held on January 29-30 in 138 residential areas across the country, with the participation of 1,600 people.
Lenin died on January 21, 1924. His corpse was embalmed and placed in a specially built mausoleum in the Red Square. Thousands of tourists visit the tomb every year.
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