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Vladimir Lenin (Painting by Petr N. Staronosov)

16 April

On April 16, 1917, Vladimir Lenin returned to Petrograd, now St. Petersburg, from exile after the Tsar’s abdication. He was met by his followers at Finland Station and climbed onto an armored car where he made his famous impassioned speech.…

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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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