Lenin's Very Bad Week in Ukraine

Vladimir Ilyich Lenin has been having a few difficult days in Ukraine. First, some of those democracy-loving people started tearing down the communist godfather's statues in the former Soviet republic:


The first day Lenin began to come crashing down, the number stood at 16. By the next day, Ukrainians reported that more than 50 Lenins had fallen. They started keeping an interactive map:


Today, a Kiev Lenin headed to his rightful home:

But he does still have a few friends -- namely, in a pro-Moscow part of the east where deposed President Viktor Yanukovych may have fled.


Whatever, because thousands of Ukrainians are now having fun at Yanukovych's personal playground, including touring his pirate ship.