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Protesters topple Lenin statue in Kiev

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IT IS universally agreed that finding information on the Web can be damn irritating. It's not impossible, of course. If it was, no one would use it (and we'd be out of jobs).

Left-wing attack on `Leninist Cabinet' of Blair

TONY BLAIR is running a "Leninist" government staffed by at least three ministers with Communist backgrounds, one of Labour's leading left- wingers has warned.

Lenin may go from Red Square

THE FIRST indication that the body of Lenin might soon be moved from its mausoleum and buried was given yesterday when the Russian Orthodox Patriarch, Alexei II, suggested that Red Square was not the best place for a cemetery.

Activist calls for boycott over `control freakery'

A LEADING Labour grassroots activist is urging the party's members to boycott its campaign for the European elections in June as a protest against Tony Blair's "control freakery".

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'Star' row threatens endangered species

FIRST it was called the Daily Worker, then the Morning Star and now it has re-emerged, if briefly, as The Workers' Morning Star. Yesterday striking journalists at the paper made an uncomradely two-fingered gesture at their management by publishing a samizdat version.

Lenin's guards to honour soldier's tomb

President Boris Yeltsin decreed the reinstatement yesterday of Russia's Honour Guard No 1, which used to keep watch over Lenin's tomb on Red Square.

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KGB loses to Peter the Great

Moscow (Reuters) - President Boris Yeltsin decided yesterday that one of Russia's biggest military academies, named after the founder of the communist secret police, would instead carry the name of Tsar Peter the Great.

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Wilting Pravda finds that truth hurts in Yeltsin's Russia

The offices of Pravda in Moscow were never particularly cheerful, but even an enemy of the newspaper would have been touched by the air of abandonment last week. A wilting bunch of red roses stood beneath the bust of its founder, Vladimir Lenin, in the foyer. Almost as exhausted- looking was the editor, Alexander Ilyin, sitting in his room upstairs.

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