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In the mausoleum, the laboratory that is in charge of the continuous maintenance of Lenin's body that is still lying therein is operational to this day. However, its available capacity is also used for business purposes; they "repair" the dead bodies of the nouveau riche and deceased and assassinated mafiosi and prepare full-body images of them for their tombs.

Illustrations from Igor Zbarsky`s book, "Lenin`s Embalmers". The embalming laboratory of the mausoleum at present operates also as a business venture.

"Death is fully consummated only when decomposition has ended; only then does the deceased cease to belong to this world so as to enter another life"
Robert Hertz, Death and the Right Hand. Cohen & West. p. 47.

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