Russian October Revolution commemorated in Hanoi

A delegation of Hanoi authority on November 7th laid a basket of flower at the statue of Vladimir Ilych Lenin in Ba Dinh district’s Lenin park to mark the 99th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution (November 7th, 1917).
The delegation was led by Vice Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee and Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung.
The city’s leaders also expressed their respect for Lenin for his great contributions to the world’s revolutionary cause.
The same day, other institutes and agencies in the city also commemorated the event.
It is an annual activity of Hanoi to express gratitude to Lenin, who is one of the leading political figures and revolutionary thinkers of the 20th century. He masterminded the Bolshevik take-over of power in Russia in 1917 and also was the architect and first leader of the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)./.