Russia: Lenin and Stalin busts unveiled in Moscow’s «Alley of Rulers»

Russia's Ministry of Culture installed busts of Lenin, Stalin, Gorbachev and other Russian leaders of the 20th century in Moscow's 'Alley of Rulers', Friday. On the alley, along with leaders Vladimir Lenins and Joseph Stalin, busts of other general secretaries of the USSR Communist Party included Nikita Khrushchev, Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov, Konstantin Chernenko and Mikhail Gorbachev. The... Еще bust of the first post-USSR Russian President Boris Yeltsin completes the alley. Russian Deputy Minister of Culture Aleksandr Zhuravskiy was present at the opening ceremony, where he said that the alley «is a symbol of continuity and continuity of our history without deleted names and without forgotten historical periods.» The Alley of Rulers was created by the Russian Military Historical Society and crafted by Russian sculptor Zurab Tseriteli.

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