The Royal Women

The abdication of Tsar Nicholas II

On 13 March 1917(O.S. 28 February) Nicholas left for Petrograd but was unable to reach it as the railway stations were controlled by the revolutionaries. The train was stopped at Malaya Vishera and turned around. On 14 March (O.S. 1 March) the Tsar arrived in Pskov, and the Provisional Committee declared itself the governing body [read more]

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]