Lenin Statue In Ukraine Turned Into Darth Vader

The Force has awoken — in Odessa, Ukraine, where a statue of Vladimir Lenin has been transformed into the dark lord Darth Vader.


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While the rest of the world was trying to figure out what The Force Awakens trailer reveals about the new film, artist Alexander Milov was busy creating the world’s first-ever monument to Vader.


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The transformation comes as new “decommunisation” laws in Ukraine mean all remnants and symbols of the country’s communist past must be taken down.


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Fittingly, the statue will radiate a force (the head contains a Wi-Fi hotspot) and Milov hopes that the monument will attract Star Wars fans from around the world.

Some would argue Lenin better represented the dark force. What do you think?


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