Maria Nikolaevna of Russia

Patriarch Kirill says that examination into the relics of Nicholas II’s children Alexei and Maria will soon be completed

The examination of the relics (or bones) of Emperor Nicholas II’s children Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Marie will soon be over, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said. “We came to agreement with the state authorities that we will make all examinations one more time as from our point of view the expertise [read more]

Alexandra Feodorovna

New examination confirms remains of last Russian emperor, his family members are genuine

Recent DNA testing has confirmed that the remains of Nicholas II and his family members are genuine, a spokesman has confirmed. Samples were taken from the lower jaw and a neckbone. The samples also matched the data obtained earlier from Nicholas II’s shirt, which had traces of his blood. The samples also exhibited heteroplasmy, a [read more]