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(Aleksii). Born between 1293 and 1298; died 1378. Russian metropolitan from 1354. Son of F. Biakont, a Chernigov boyar who transferred to the service of the Muscovite prince at the end of the 13th century.

During the reign of Ivan Ivanovich Krasnyi and the minority of prince Dmitrii Ivanovich Donskoi, Aleksei was in effect head of the government. He supported Dmitrii in his struggle against the Tver’ and Suzdal’-Nizhny Novgorod princes; he opposed the claims of the Lithuanian princes who were attempting to establish a separate metropolitanate in Kiev. Aleksei favored an agreement with the Golden Horde to prevent new invasions of Rus’.

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The truth is that Sertov had interactions with Aleksei Petrov, but no speculations around him have been confirmed," Spasov told the Bulgarian National Television, referring to former agent Aleksei Petrov, a businessman and former secret agent often accused of being connected to the criminal underworld.
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Moscow, September 11 (BNA) - Russia has submitted the proof of the repeated use of chemical weapons by militants in Syria to the UN Security Council, Chairman of the Duma Committee on international affairs Aleksei Pushkov declared at a meeting of the State Duma on Wednesday.
7 billion Euro and Serbia will pay to Russia at the expense of gas pumping tariffs, Aleksei Miller, Gazprom President said after the Russian-Serbian talks in Gorki, newswires reported.
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