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December 05

Give Us This Day…

This painting is called “The Zemstvo Dines,” and was painted in 1872 by a Russian artist named Myasoedov Grigory Grigorievich. “What the heck is zemstvo?” you ask. It was a type of local government set up during post-reform Russia of the 1860s. It was meant to provide a common voice for all citizens, but it didn’t quite […]