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Anatoly Kashpirovsky

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In the worst year of political and economic unrest, as food supplies declined, and shop shelves remained empty, the Russian people lost confidence in the future and turned to psychotherapist Anatoly Kashpirovsky, who first appeared on television on October 9, 1989.…

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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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