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Vladimir Ilyich , original surname Ulyanov. 1870--1924, Russian statesman and Marxist theoretician; first premier of the Soviet Union. He formed the Bolsheviks (1903) and led them in the October Revolution (1917), which established the Soviet Government. He adopted the New Economic Policy (1921) after the Civil War had led to the virtual collapse of the Russian economy, formed the Comintern (1919), and was the originator of the guiding doctrine of the Soviet Union, Marxism-Leninism. After the Soviet Union broke up in 1991, many statues of Lenin were demolished

Lenin

 

an urban-type settlement in Shamkhor Raion, Azerbaijan SSR. Located on the right bank of the Shamkhorchai River (a tributary of the Kura) on the Tbilisi-Baku highway, 10 km from the Shamkhor railroad station. Population, 5,000 (1970). Lenin has a viticulture sovkhoz (with a winery) and a poultry hatchery.

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