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On July 27, 1941, a top secret cargo of national importance arrived from Moscow to Tyumen in West Siberia. The regional committee of the Tyumen region was instructed to keep the object safe throughout the duration of World War II. They could not even have suspected that inside was the body of Vladimir Lenin in a sarcophagus container.…

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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: Official state holidays

8 state holidays
January 1 — New Year´s Day
January 7 — Christmas
February 23 — Defender of the Motherland Day
March 8 — International Women’s Day
May 1 — Labour Day
May 9 — Victory Day
June 12 — Russia Day
November 4 — National Unity Day
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