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Eduskuntatalo, the main building of the Parliament of Finland

25 May

On May 25, 1907, the first parliamentary session opened, attended by women. Finland, part of the Russian Empire at the time, became the first country in the world to not only grant women the right to vote, but also the right to be elected.…

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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: Official state holidays

8 state holidays
January 1 — New Year´s Day
January 7 — Christmas
February 23 — Defender of the Motherland Day
March 8 — International Women’s Day
May 1 — Labour Day
May 9 — Victory Day
June 12 — Russia Day
November 4 — National Unity Day
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