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Stalin (L) with Nikolay Bukharin (C). Image Hulton-Deutsch Collection

30 September

On September 30, 1928, the Pravda newspaper, the Communist Party body, published an article by Nikolay Bukharin, “Notes of Economist,” in which the Party leader strongly criticized Stalin’s economic policy.…

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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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142.5 million (UN, 2007)
Moscow
17,075,400 km²
Russian
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59 years (men), 73 years (women)
1 rouble = 100 kopecks
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