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.  In this context this image of a student magazine from 1922 takes on more meaning:
Text reads: Journal Red Student – Student Committe of Kazan University. September 1922
from the archives of Kazan University.