Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Lenin the Champion: Thousands of World Cup fans queue to Red Square Mausoleum

 As the 2018 FIFA World Cup is taking place in Russia, thousands of people line up everyday in order to see the tomb of the great Bolshevik leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in Moscow's Red Square. 

Photos taken at the famous square of the Russian capital reveals the huge interest of people of every age at visiting the mausoleum of the man who played the leading role in the most significant revolution of the 20th century and the creation of the first Socialist state in the world. 

Photo by Andrei Apostolov/Facebook. Huge lines of crowds waiting to visit
Vladimir Lenin's Mausoleum in Red Square.
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In the city of Stalingrad (now renamed Volgograd), fans from England laid wreath and flowers at the World War II Memorial, paying tribute to the immense sacrifices of the Soviet Union in the war against the Nazi-fascist Axis.