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29 March

On March 29, 1891, Russian Tsar Alexander III signed a document initiating the construction of the Great Siberian Railway. Today it connects European Russia with Siberia and the Far Eastern provinces and stretches over 9882 kilometers, making it the longest railway in the world.…

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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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