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Yuri Reuka

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Yuri Reuka is an artist and illustrator who lives in Moscow.


Baron Shafirov's Finest Hour

Russian Life: Sep/Oct 2009
Baron Peter Shafirov was a little-known hero of Russian diplomacy who also happened to be a Jew converted to Orthodoxy. He helped guide statecraft under Peter the Great, was richly rewarded and, later, soundly vilified, his in-and-out-of-favor career reflecting the tumultuous times in which he lived.
Author: Lev Berdnikov
Translator: Nora Seligman Favorov
Illustrations/Images: Yuri Reuka
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