1991 Photo Contest, General News, Singles, Honorable mention
Photographer

Patrick Forestier

Sygma

01 March, 1990

A seven-ton statue of Lenin is removed. It took three days using cranes, blow torches, and pneumatic drills before the symbol of Russion repression was taken away to be melted down to make church bells.

About the photographer

Patrick Forestier

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