Ghosts of the past: Neglected busts of Lenin unearthed in Russia

Abandoned History: Giant head from Lenin statues ABANDONED SPACES
Ghosts of the past: Neglected busts of Lenin unearthed in Russia. Stunning Photos of bust heads of the founder of Russia's Communist Party.
Abandoned History: Giant head from Lenin statues
Photo: Sergey Root CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. 

Vladimir Lenin, leader of the Bolshevik Revolution, founder of Russia’s Communist Party, and premier of the Soviet Union have been dead since 1924, but his image has lived on worldwide for nearly a century. 

Dozens of years after it was forgotten, the head of a giant statue of Soviet revolutionary leader Vladimir Lenin was found on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia. Collected here are photos of Lenin monuments from across Russia in unexpected places.

Abandoned History: Giant head from Lenin statues
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Abandoned History: Giant head from Lenin statues
Photo: Sergey Root CC BY-NC-ND 3.0. 

The stunning photos at the Teriberka, Russia were taken by Sergey Root. Sergey Root is a professional photographer and he shares his works with his followers.

If you’d like to see more abandoned places in Russia then check out our articles on the USSR leader Nikita Khrushchev’s plane at an aircraft boneyard in the Arctic and the 50 Photos of Abandoned Soviet Hotel Resort

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