RUSSIA: Apotheosis of Lenin

A movement to canonize Lenin as a Bolshevik saint was reputed to be "gaining strength."

Peasants of Kaluga Province, near

Moscow: "Give us a short history of Lenin's life and sayings that we may insert it in the place of the Gospel." Nadejda Constantinovna Krupskaya, Lenin's widow, answered thus many of her numerous messages of condolence: "Let not your deep, abounding grief be expressed in outward honors for Lenin's personality. Monuments to his name and sumptuous ceremonies—all that in his life he valued so little, found them all so tiresome. Remember how...

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