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13 February

On February 13, 1956, the Soviet Union set up its first-ever research station on the Antarctic. It was named Mirny, after one of the two ships of the Russian Bellingshausen and Lazarev expedition, which discovered the continent in 1820.…

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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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