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  • Lenin addressing a crowd in Red Square, Moscow, Russian Revolution, October 1917. On October 26,  1917, the day after the storming of the Winter Palace in St Petersburg, the Bolshevik-dominated Soviet government was established, with Lenin (1870-1924) as chairman.
    On a recent cloudless morning, a group of people from Urumqi, in northwestern China, emerged bleary-eyed from the dimly lit mausoleum on Red Square. For the European tourists...
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