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Matthias Rust at his “Cessna-172” airplane on Red Square, 1987

28 May

On May 28, 1987, a nineteen-year-old pilot enthusiast from Germany Matthias Rust crossed Soviet territory unlawfully and unchallenged and landed his small “Cessna-172” airplane in the heart of the USSR – Red Square in Moscow.…

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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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