TIME TRAVEL WITH ROMANOV FAMILY: ALEXANDER PALACE AND PARK

TIME TRAVEL WITH ROMANOV FAMILY: ALEXANDER PALACE AND PARK     The Alexander Palace, still being restored at the time of this writing, is one of the original imperial structures that survived World War II and the Nazi occupation of the Town of Pushkin. Commissioned by Empress Catherine the Great…

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OLGA ROMANOV: HER LAST LOVE, DMITRI (“MITYA”) SHAKH-BAGOV

OLGA ROMANOV: HER LAST LOVE, DMITRI (“MITYA”) SHAKH-BAGOV   From the 1915-1916 diaries of Olga Romanov: “… Spoke with Mitya, he is sad for some reason, poor little thing…. ” “… Looked at a [photo] album with Mitya and others. Stopped by [to see] everyone and [sat] on the balcony with Mitya…

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ROMANOV FAMILY: “THE FAMOUS” ALEXANDER PALACE BALCONY

  ROMANOV FAMILY: “THE FAMOUS” ALEXANDER PALACE BALCONY   The Alexander Palace balcony was an addition made by the last imperial family: Tsar Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra, in 1896. The balcony, which was to give Alexandra the opportunity to go outdoors without leaving the palace. It was completely wired for electricity during the First…

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