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# tsar - Saturday 18 March, 2017

On its centenary, these were the five key events of the Russian revolution

The abdication of Tsar Nicholas II in 1917 led to a Bolshevik revolution, the rise of Lenin and Stalin, and the eventual establishment of the Soviet Union.

# tsar - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Russian billionaire's €60 million Fabergé egg collection goes on display

Viktor Vekselberg’s entire art collection is estimated to be worth €630 million. He bought the eggs in 2004 pledging to bring them ‘home’ to Russia.

# tsar - Sunday 29 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge From the archives: Life in the Russian Empire Russia This post contains images

From the archives: Life in the Russian Empire

Pioneering Russian photographer captured thousands of images in the early 20th century, as Tsarist rule was drawing to a close.