Anastasia of Montenegro

The birth of Rasputin

Grigory Rasputin was born in the west of Siberia in the town of Pokrovskoe. We don’t know the exact date but the name Grigory suggests that he was born on 10 January (old style date), dedicated to St Grigory of Nicea. We don’t even know the exact year, but in 1915 Rasputin himself believed he [read more]

The Royal Women

Introducing the Year of the Last Romanovs

Although 2017 may have marked the centenary of the Russian Revolution, 2018 marks the centenary of the murder of the Last Romanovs. This includes Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra Feodorovna, their daughters Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia, their son Alexei, but also Alexandra’s sister Elizabeth Feodorovna. Join us this coming year to hear their stories.