Leningrad

Former name for the city of St Petersburg.

On January 26, 1924, five days after Lenin's death, Petrograd was renamed Leningrad. Later some streets and other toponyms were renamed accordingly.
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Unlike other dictators, Stalin and his satraps never made the mistake of believing themselves beloved -- on the contrary they saw plots under every stone.
Anna Reid, Leningrad: The Epic Siege of World War II, 1941-1944

No one is forgotten. Nothing is forgotten. Let no one forget. Let nothing be forgotten.
Olga Berggolts

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The Mother
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