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Left to right: Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill during the Tehran Conference

28 November

On November 28, 1943, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin joined US President Franklin Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill at a conference in Tehran, Iran. This was the first meeting among the “Big Three” – the central aim of which was to plan the final strategy for the war against Nazi Germany and its allies. …

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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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