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Virginia Tech '15 Political Science Major and Economics Minor From Massapequa, NY

Kharitonov’s House Yekaterinburg, Russia

Image: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/prok/item/prk2000000588/ The Kharitonov house is located in the Urals of Russia.  The house was built by Lev Rastorguyev in 1794, one of the wealthiest merchants in the region at the time.  Rastorguyev associated with the Old Believers of Russia, which are a group of Russian Orthodox Christians that separated from the main Russian Orthodox […]