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

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]