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25 June

On June 25, 1945, at a reception in the Kremlin on the occasion of the victory in World War II when Nazi Germany was defeated on May 9, Joseph Stalin raised a toast calling the “common, ordinary, modest” Soviet people the “screws of the great state mechanism”.…

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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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