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28 February

On February 28, 1732 the first Russian cadet corps opened in Saint Petersburg. In the beginning of the 19th century the cadet corps started to appear in all large Russian cities. The end of the 19th century is considered the best years for the Russian cadet corps.…

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Peter Carl Faberge

Peter Carl Faberge was a world famous master jeweler and head of the ‘House of Faberge’ in Imperial Russia in the waning days of the Russian Empire.

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Basic facts about Russia: get your Russofacts straight

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