Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia

Anastasia The Musical Review

Most will remember the 1997 film Anastasia in which Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia escapes from the clutches of an evil zombified Rasputin as the only one in her family. The story is based upon the legend that Anastasia somehow escaped the murder of her family (which we now know she didn’t) and the many [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Investigative Committee confirms remains found near Yekaterinburg belong to the Imperial Family

Russian Investigate Committee official Svetlana Petrenko confirmed that the remains found in Yekaterinburg in 1991 and 2007 are those of the Imperial Family, Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna, their four daughters and their son. “Comprehensive commission molecular and genetic tests have now confirmed that the remains belong to former Emperor Nicholas II, his family [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]

Alexandra Feodorovna

First results of investigation into “Yekaterinburg remains” made public

The forensic tests being performed in the case of the “Yekaterinburg remains” have revealed indirect evidence that the remains are indeed those of Nicholas II and his family. In an interview posted on criminalist Vyacheslav Popov said, “We have found traces of a sword blow to the head [presumably of Nicholas II].” The criminalist was [read more]