'Hello Lenin' Berlin to Resurrect its Disgraced Monuments

In a sign of how time is healing Berlin's wounds, the city plans to dig up the giant Lenin monument it famously buried in 1991 and place it in a new museum for disgraced statues. The works will span the communist and Nazi eras and date far back into Prussian times.
The granite head of the Lenin Statue being removed from eastern Berlin's Lenin Square (now called United Nations Square) in 1991.

The granite head of the Lenin Statue being removed from eastern Berlin's Lenin Square (now called United Nations Square) in 1991.

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