Lenin, still gutless after all these years


Ran into this little news item on the Pravda website, links to a site called English Russia which has a lot of interesting stories.

 

This one is on the regular clean ups the corpse of Lenin needs to stay in reasonable condition.

As you can see hes pretty gutless.

As you can see hes pretty gutless.

More under the fold

Love the Russian OH&S standards, body pickling chemicals and no gloves.

Love the Russian OH&S standards, body pickling chemicals and no gloves.

 

Note the little bit of cloth to protect his modesty...

Note the little bit of cloth to protect his modesty...

 

And its back on display as a preserved embodyment of evil...

And its back on display as a preserved embodiment of evil...

 

Heres a youtube link to the TV programme these photos come from.

http://www.youtube.com/verify_age?&next_url=/watch%3Fv%3DsTq8JDmeqiQ

2 Responses to “Lenin, still gutless after all these years”

  1. Angus Dei Says:

    Just awaiting his appointed time to be burned by an angry mob.

  2. RebeccaH Says:

    How do they keep him so pink when he’s on display? Do they paint him? Wouldn’t it have been easier just to display a wax dummy a la Madame Tussaud? At least that wouldn’t smell like formaldehyde. And finally… ew.


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