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Pyramiden: Lenin

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The Lenin bust is probably the northernmost one of its kind, unless there is another one somewhere in those few parts of the Russian arctic which are even further north. I have been to the old station on Rudolf Island in northern Franz Josef Land and I haven’t seen any Lenin there (I may just have missed it, it is quite a while ago now). There is one in Longyearbyen, but that one is made of plastic, so maybe it does not count … it is standing behind the bar in Kroa, a popular pub. And then, there is of course a Lenin in Barentsburg, which is made of granite just as the one here in Pyramiden.

Let me know if you know of any Lenin further north.


last modification: 2018-11-12 · copyright: Rolf Stange