Minecraft Lenin appears in Krasnoyarsk

Minecraft Lenin appears in Krasnoyarsk

Minecraft Lenin appears in Krasnoyarsk

Vladimir Dmitrienko/ Museum centre peace square
Cardboard statue of famous communist leader erected by art collective.

The Russian city of Krasnoyarsk has a new monument, and it’s causing a bit of a stir. A statue of Vladimir Lenin - in the style of the computer game Minecraft - now stands next to the Krasnoyarsk Museum Center waving at passersby.

A statue of Vladimir Lenin in Krasnoyarsk

Artists Alexander Zakirov and Ivan Tuzov are responsible for the cardboard figure.

Minecraft Lenin

“It seems only in Minecraft you can build communism,” one social media user wrote. Sadly, the statue will soon fall, just as the Soviet Union did.

Cardboard figure of Vladimir Lenin

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