Russia: Lenin, More Lenin, and the Old-Guard Democrats

Darkness at Noon follows a Lenin look-alike from Lubyanka to Red Square; buys two old Soviet posters of Lenin and listens to what an elderly Russian selling them has to say about an imminent world war; and observes a bunch of “the original Russian democrats” during a speech given by Mikhail Khodorkovsky's lawyer.

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