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1914—Saint-Petersburg, current capital of Russia, is renamed Petrograd.
When World War I breaks out the last Russian emperor Nikolay II on a wave of antigerman propagation by highest order renames Saint-Petersburg Petrograd, which is a mere translation of the name into Russian.

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