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Old Posted Oct 13, 2009, 4:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Lecom View Post
They did cart away many of the smaller Soviet monuments; however, the significant ones are actually getting restored to their former glory, such as the famous Worker/Peasant statue:

http://www.cla.purdue.edu/fll/russia...ant_statue.jpg

As a rule, the Russians have enough common sense to get rid of the reduntant idol worship cult/placing the same statue on every public square of every city, but they also have enough common sense to not erase the obvious markers of history that made up almost all of the country's 20th century existence.
i've noticed that about russia; they've embraced the post soviet way of doing things but they held on to their history as well. i don't think the soviet era was entirely bad as they managed to go from a subsistence agriculture based economy to putting a man in space in a span of 50 years.
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