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Inside the Hermitage 2  

Inside the Hermitage 2

St Petersburg

August 10th 2011
Mother Russia. A dark, distant and cold place, where all people wear fur hats, drink nothing but vodka and the corrupt political elite rule supreme. Not to mention its shocking and violent history. Stereotypes shouldn’t be relied upon in practice but considering that I had never known a Russian my entire life and the British media coverage of Russia is always rather narrow I didn’t have a l ... read more
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Russian Flag Founded in the 12th century, the Principality of Muscovy, was able to emerge from over 200 years of Mongol domination (13th-15th centuries) and to gradually conquer and absorb surrounding principalities. In the early 17th century, a new Romanov Dynas... ... read more
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