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Also, a correction for Gerard Henderson.
Every couple of years, when a few more Communists and Soviet nostalgics have gone to their graves, Russia toys with the idea of finally sending Vladimir Lenin to his.
When the Soviet Union fell, not all of the statues fell with it. Every city out here has a Lenin or two. Overcompensating somewhat, Omsk has at least five.
Instead of socialist parties running sprawling newspapers with open-ended debate going off in all sorts of tangents, they should have one which expounded their line and their line only. Thus was Pravda born. Which brings us to the op-ed page of The Australian, writes Guy Rundle.