Mongolia: Russians Hang on Through Post-Soviet Change

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Lenin's statue is lowered into a truck from the pedestal where it stood since 1954 in Ulaanbaatar.

On a chilly morning recently, workers in Ulaanbaatar dislodged Mongolia’s last statue of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin from the downtown plinth where it had stood since 1954.

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Pearly Jacob is a freelance journalist based in Ulaanbaatar.

Mongolia: Russians Hang on Through Post-Soviet Change

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