WHAT WILL THEY DO WITH ALL THE LENINS? – Good news from Ukraine:
Ukraine has removed all 1,320 statues of the communist revolutionary Lenin following a government drive to rid the country of Soviet-era symbols.
Monuments to the Bolshevik leader have been dismantled in every town, village and city controlled by the Kiev-based government that brought down pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych three years ago, according to officials.
The anti-Soviet initiative, which also orders the renaming of streets and cities, was made law by President Petro Poroshenko in May 2015, according to The Times.
Many places have been named after Ukranian heroes, however a Lenin Street in Zakarpattia, a western region, was renamed Lennon Street in a tribute to the Beatles.
All the Lenin statues could be melted and then cast into bullet shells to fire at the Russians occupying the eastern Ukraine. Or maybe a surreal art installation – Lenin Park – could be constructed to house all the unwanted Vladimir Iliches. Or maybe, as a prank, they could all be delivered to Elizabeth Bruenig‘s house.