RUSSIA: Cold Death

Nikolai Lenin died Monday, Jan. 21 (TIME, Jan. 28). On the following Sunday at 4 p.m. he was buried in Moscow. In the interval "the greatest number of people who had ever looked upon the same corpse" (exact number unspecified) passed before his body which lay in state. All of them had stood in line in the streets of Moscow for 10, 20, 30 hours, in inhuman cold, registered by the thermometer as 10, 20 and even 30 degrees below zero. During one of the five days of the...

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