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English: Alexandre Benois. Peter the Great Meditating the Idea of Building St Petersburg at the Shore of the Baltic Sea. 1916
Date 13 July 2005 (original upload date)
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Author Original uploader was Ghirlandajo at en.wikipedia


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  1. Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation. Information about succession of the Russian Federation, legal continuity and repatriation (Russian)
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