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24 October

On October 24, 1960, the largest tragedy of the missile program occurred at the Baikonur launching site as the R-16 long-range missile exploded during a test launch. Almost the entire engineering crew were burned alive as a result of the unjustified rush to complete the project and inexcusable criminal negligence.…

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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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