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On This Day

Notable events on this day in Russian history

1891: Viktor Zhirmunsky, linguist, born (died 1971)

1918: Allied troops land in Archangel.

1945: Four-party administration of Berlin is set with conclusion of Postdam Conference.

1988: The Soviet Union released Mathias Rust, the young West German pilot who had landed a light plane in Moscow's Red Square in May 1987.

1990: After nearly seven year ban, Aeroflot flights to and from the US resume (halted in wake of the downing of KAL jet).