German authorities have blocked plans to excavate a 3.5 tonne granite head of Vladimir Lenin for display in a new Berlin museum due to logistical and cost concerns, the organisers of the exhibition and local media said.
Leaders of the opposition Congress would launch a hunger strike protesting the replacement Mahatma Gandhi`s name with Communist icon Vladimir Lenin in a Class 5 textbook in the Left-ruled Tripura, a party leader said.
Russia`s ruling party has launched
an online poll on the burial of
Vladimir Lenin amid demands that his
mummified body, which has been kept at his tomb on the
historic Red Square since his death be removed.
A prominent Russian lawmaker has
demanded the removal of Vladimir Lenin`s mummified body from
his tomb on the historic Red Square saying that the founder of
the Soviet State is `highly controversial political figure`.