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24 May 2015

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On This Day

Notable events on this day in Russian history

1777: Aleksei Yermolov, army general, born

1830: Aleksei Savrasov, painter, born

1905: Mikhail Sholokhov, writer, born

1940: Iosif Brodsky, poet, born

1972: Maksim Surayev, cosmonaut, born

1977: Kremlin ousted President Nikolai Podgorny from the ruling Politburo.