Orders and medals of modern Russia. Orders and medals of modern Russia. Order of the Holy Apostle Andrew the First-Called

Orders and medals of modern Russia perform an important social function. The task of honorary badges is not only to encourage and distinguish those who distinguished themselves, but…

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Order of Friendship of Peoples with certificate

The Order of Friendship of Peoples is one of the most representative and expensive orders established in the post-war period. From the very beginning, the regalia was intended…

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Mikhail Vrubel, dish Sadko, 1899-1900.

History of Kuznetsov’s porcelain: origin and development Kuznetsov’s porcelain dates back to 1832, when the factory in Dulevo began its work. But twenty years earlier, Yakov Kuznetsov organized…

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Mologa. Old Russian cities that were deliberately flooded

There are many interesting pages in Russian history. One of them is the fate of cities that no longer exist. And although the reasons for their disappearance can…

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Confectionery factory of the Aprikosovs

How the serfs Abrikosovs became the pastry kings of pre-revolutionary Russia Candies with inserts and small toys hidden in sweets, chocolate hares and Santa Clauses in foil –…

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Vologda butter. Vereshchagin plant

Production of Vologda butter. It all began when, in 1870, at the World Dairy Exhibition in Paris, the special attention of Nikolai Vasilyevich Vereshchagin was attracted by butter,…

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