Aurora at Syktyvkar, right now.
−32°C in Syktyvkar, Russia.
23/12/2013 — Izhevsk, Russia.
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Alexander II of Russia was the Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias from 2 March 1855 until his assassination in 1881. He was also the King of Poland and the Grand Prince of Finland. His most important achievement was the emancipation of serfs in 1861, for which he became known as Alexander the Liberator.