December in Russian History

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23 December 1953. Lavrenty Beria is found guilty of treason and shot in Lubyanka cellar by general Pavel Batitsky. Pic via Белорусская военная газета

23 December 1953. Lavrenty Beria is found guilty of treason and shot in Lubyanka cellar by general Pavel Batitsky. Pic via Белорусская военная газета

1 December 1934. Politburo member Sergey Kirov is shot dead by Leonid Nikolaev in the Smolny Communist Party headquarters in Leningrad

1 December 1934. Politburo member Sergey Kirov is shot dead by Leonid Nikolaev in the Smolny Communist Party headquarters in Leningrad

5 December 1931. In Moscow, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour was demolished by Stalin’s orders to make room for the Palace of the Soviets, that was never completed

5 December 1931. In Moscow, Cathedral of Christ the Saviour was demolished by Stalin’s orders to make room for the Palace of the Soviets, that was never completed

15 December 1970. Soviet spacecraft Venera 7 completes the first successful soft landing on another planet - Venus

15 December 1970. Soviet spacecraft Venera 7 completes the first successful soft landing on another planet - Venus

19 December 1906. Head of State of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, is born

19 December 1906. Head of State of the Soviet Union, Leonid Brezhnev, is born

25 December 1991. The President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev announces his resignation in a live TV broadcast

25 December 1991. The President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Gorbachev announces his resignation in a live TV broadcast

2 December 1917. Russia and the Central Powers sign armistice that lead to the Brest-Litovsk Peace Treaty

2 December 1917. Russia and the Central Powers sign armistice that lead to the Brest-Litovsk Peace Treaty

3 December 1533. Tsar Vasily III of Russia dies

3 December 1533. Tsar Vasily III of Russia dies

4 December 1946. The First Moskvich 400 car is assembled in Moscow, the first full-production economy car

4 December 1946. The First Moskvich 400 car is assembled in Moscow, the first full-production economy car

6 December 1917. Finland declares independence from Russia

6 December 1917. Finland declares independence from Russia

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