Alexandra Feodorovna

New DNA-testing on Romanov remains will be believed by the Russian Orthodox Church

It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything concerning the remains of Tsarevich Alexei and his sister Grand Duchess Maria. The Russian Orthodox Church required addition DNA-testing for their reburial as they and their family are considered to be holy martyrs and passion bearers in the Russian Orthodox Church. Just yesterday a news report came [read more]

Maria Nikolaevna of Russia

Remains of Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria transferred to Novospassky Monastery

The remains of Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria have been transferred to Novospassky Monastery. The monastery has a special connection to the Romanov family. Xenia Shestova, who was the mother of the first Romanov Tsar is buried there with Princess Tarakanova, a pretender who claimed to be the only daughter of Empress Elisabeth, and [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

Forensic evaluation of remains of people executed together with Tsar & family has been ordered

There has been another development in the case surrounding the last Tsar and his family. It has been decided to also perform tests on the remains of the servants who were with Nicolas II and his family when they were murdered. Official tests have been ordered to identify the remains of the servants, Eugene Botkin, Ivan Kharitonov, [read more]