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1991—The Belovezhskaya Pushcha Pact terminating the USSR is signed by Boris Yeltsin, Leonid Kravchuk and Stanislau Shushkevich.
The Commonwealth of Independent States is established instead.

1929—Klara Rumyanova, an actress, is born.
Klara Rumyanova is mostly known as a voice of the Hare in one of the most popular Soviet animated film series Nu, pogodi!, and as a voice of unusual creature Cheburashka in the Cheburashka cartoon.

1864—Anatoly Durov, founder of a famous circus house, is born.
One of Moscow circuses is named after him Durov Animal Theatre.

1853—Vladimir Gilyarovsky, writer, journalist, is born.
He is among one of the most famous Muscovites; his novel Moscow and Muscovites is essential to understanding Moscow and its people.

1629—Andrey Chokhov, smelter, dies.
Chokhov works in Moscow Cannon Yard where he creates a great number of guns and cannons. One of them is the Tzar-Cannon, the largest cannon of that time.

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