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Catherine II (r.1762-96) was the most accomplished empress in Russian history. Better known as Catherine the Great, she began life as a minor German princess but became empress of Russia after overthrowing her husband

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Imjin 70
The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum is commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Imjin River with a series of events. This includes a service in Gloucester Cathedral on 25 April 2021 and an ‘Imjin70 Village’ with stalls and cultural