Museum of Fine Arts, Petrozavodsk, Russia.

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Fine Arts Museum

Top choice in Northern European Russia

Besides the permanent exhibitions that feature medieval icons, and folk art such as embroidery, weaving and birch-bark creations, there's a collection of 18th-century Russian Masters that includes a dark and creepy Christ in Gethsemane by Ilya Repin, and interesting temporary exhibitions.

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