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On September 17, 1953, the wife and three children of British diplomat Donald Maclean, who himself had disappeared in the summer of 1951, vanished from Geneva. It was not until three years later that the British intelligence had acknowledged that Maclean had been working for the Soviet secret service and had escaped with his family to 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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Basic facts about Russia: get your Russofacts straight

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