About Catherine the Great
In the heart of St. Petersburg, stands a statue commemorating one of the most fascinating and powerful rulers ever. Everything about her life and reign was extraordinary. It's with good reason that she's known to this day as Catherine the Great. She was an outsider who plotted her way to the very top of the Russian empire. She seized the throne from her husband, killed him, then held onto power for 34 years - changing Russia forever. Even her sex life was remarkable and often discussed still to this day with many stories sticking in people's minds including a tale surrounding her death and beastiality. Film Duration: 46 min
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