Young Lenin

Young Lenin

Young Lenin (click for full size)

Statue of Lenin outside Kazan Federal University. Lenin attended Kazan Federal University, joining in 1887 (aged 17). But he was soon expelled for taking part in a demonstration against a Tsarist law banning student political activities. [1] In this context this image of a student magazine from 1922 takes on more meaning:

Journal Red Student

Journal Red Student (click for full size)

Text reads: Journal Red Student – Student Committe of Kazan University. September 1922

from the archives of Kazan University.

 

Notes

1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vladimir_Lenin

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