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Catherine the Great's interest in French philosophers is well-known, Voltaire in particular, with whom she had an extensive correspondence. She eventually bought his private library, now part of the large French endowment. The national library is the second largest in Russia, containing about 30 million books. Note its rounded façade on Nevsky Prospekt.

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