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Igor Stomakhin / The Tver Region. Tver. Monument to Afanasy Nikitin Afanasiy Nikitin Tver region. Tver. Monument to Athanasius Nikitin. Photo: Igor Stomakhin / The Tver merchant Afanasy Nikitin is considered, if not the first, then one of the first Europeans to reach India. And not only in this he is the first.

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