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Paintings of Marx, Lenin taken down in Pyongyang's main square: report
SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Yonhap) -- Paintings of leading socialist revolutionaries, some of the main socialist symbols in Pyongyang's main square, have been removed, a U.S. Web site that follows North Korea says, hinting at a major change in the country's ideological stance.

"It appears that the (Kim Il-sung) square’s paintings of (Karl) Marx and (Vladimir) Lenin have been permanently removed," NKNews said on its Web site, citing a study of recent tourist photos.