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Secret Mission

Author: Nikolai Pavlenko

March 1997
Page 4   ( 5 pages)

Summary: In 1697, Peter the Great made history as the first Russian Tsar ever to cross his country's borders. Traveling incognito, Peter visited Holland and England to master the arts of shipbuilding and navigation. What he learned there revolutionized Russia.

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