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Notable events on this day in Russian history
1368: Russian forces beat back Lithuanians at Trostna river, near Moscow.
1570: Treaty of Stettin, between Denmark and Sweden, ends the Northern War, which will allow the parties to turn their eyes to Russia.
1869: Konstantin Somov, painter, born (died 1939)
1939: USSR attacks Finland to gain Karelian isthmus.
1964: Unmanned Soviet spaceship "Zond 2" headed for Mars but lost contact in May 1965.
1988: Microsoft opens its representative office in Moscow
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