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Ogoniok magazine

1 April

On April 1, 1923, the first Soviet issue of the legendary "Ogoniok" magazine was published. This printed publication is the oldest of the surviving magazines in the country, and was Russian sibling of "Life", "Time", or "Paris Match". …

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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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