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Bye Lenin - sign of the times

, October 15, 2012

Labourers work to remove a statue of Bolshevik revolutionary Vladimir Lenin in Ulan Bator on October 14. The statue, once a potent symbol of the reach of the Soviet Union, is now removed from the heart of the Mongolian capital and will be auctioned. The bidding of the statue will start at around 400,000 tugrik ($287), according to Bat-Uul Erdene, the mayor of Ulan Bator. Reuters/B.Rentsendorj 




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