Peter the Great bust unveiled in French academy of sciences

Deputy Culture Minister of the Russian Alla Manilova gestures as she speaks during a ceremony at the Academy of Sciences in Paris, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Russia donates a statue of Peter the Great to the French Academy of Sciences to mark 300 years since the Russian czar visited Paris in a pivotal moment in Russia’s opening to the west. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)


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