Alexandra Feodorovna

Church not going to hinder expert work on “Yekaterinburg remains” according to Patriarch Kirill

Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia spoke in a Christmas interview with Rossiya-1 television channel on Sunday, where he said that the expert work on the (presumed) remains of the last Imperial family will be completed on time. “The expert appraisal will finish when specialists finish it and say: here are the results of all tests. No one [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Russian Orthodox Church hopes to decide on ‘Yekaterinburg remains’ issue in 2018

The Russian Orthodox Church is likely to decide on the authenticity of the “Yekaterinburg remains”, or the remains of the last Tsar and his family, in 2018, said Metropolitan Hilarion, head of the Synodal Department for External Church Relations. “The Сhurch will recognize the ‘Yekaterinburg remains’ as the true remains of the imperial family if exhaustive [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Russian Orthodox Church Bishops’ Council discusses authenticity of imperial family remains

The Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church, which will take place in Moscow from November 29 to December 4 and is expected to discuss the issue of authenticity of the so-called “Yekaterinburg remains”, or the remains of the last Tsarist family. “The people who are responsible for studying this issue will probably say something. [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Majority of church commission on ‘Yekaterinburg remains’ examination has no doubts murder was ritual one

The majority of the members of the church commission dealing with the so-called “Yekaterinburg remains”, or the remains of the last Tsarist family, are convinced that the executed of the family was a ritual murder, according to Bishop Tikhon. “We take the ritual murder theory most seriously. The significant part of the commission has no [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Experts confirmed authenticity of ‘Yekaterinburg remains’ in meeting with patriarch in June

Interfax is reporting that experts have confirmed the authenticity of the “Yekaterinburg remains” to members of the Romanov family. Ivan Artsishevsky, an official representative of the Romanov Family Association informed Interfax. “Progress has been made on this issue. There was a meeting with the Patriarch [Kirill of Moscow and All Russia] in June, where all [read more]