Fun Fact: How Putin Protected Lenin’s Body

Fun facts about Vladimir Putin

When communism and the Soviet Union fell, Boris Yeltsin became the leader of a new Russia. He (along with the Russian Orthodox Church) wanted to remove Lenin’s preserved body and give him a proper burial next to his mother. His successor Vladimir Putin opposed this as it would be making a statement that Russians were living under “false values” during the seven decades of Soviet rule.

Published by Adam (Neko Random)

Nerdy guy who loves video games, movies, history, tv, and trivia.

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