Foreign News: Rem, Nep

In Russia christenings, marriages and death ceremonies occur, are celebrated and mourned without the aid of the Church. Bolshevism has given a peculiar tinge to the first ceremony. Among Russian names are given: Vladimir Ilich (after Lenin whose real name is V. I. Ulianov-Lenin) ; Klara Zetkin and Rosa Luxemburg (after two leading women Bolsheviki) ; Jaurès (after a French Communist, assassinated in 1914) ; Rem, meaning "revolution, electrification and meer (peace)"; Nep, meaning New Economic Policy; and some others.


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