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Arkady Shevchenko

6 April

On April 6, 1978, then-Deputy UN Secretary General and Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador from the USSR to the UN Arkady Shevchenko requested political asylum in the United States. For the first time in the history of the Soviet Union an official with a rank so high had become a turncoat…

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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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