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St. Petersburg Russia becomes home to nation's second stake

As for memorable birthdays, few can measure up to the one Elder Russell M. Nelson had on Sept. 9, 2012. On the day he turned 88 he organized the St. Petersburg Russia Stake.

"It was my birthday present," Elder Nelson said of the opportunity he had of creating the second stake in Russia. The milestone event came just a little over a year after he organized the first stake in Russia — the Moscow Russia Stake — on June 5, 2011.

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