Research at Russian Archives

“Thank you so much for the postcard, dear Tili. Maria is also very grateful. Now I take walks when it is warm out, with Papa, Tatiana and Aleksei. And how are you? I send you good wishes. I kiss you and the little one affectionately. Your loving Anastasia. 10th April,…

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ODE TO TSAREVICH ALEXEI

  “Why?! – a wild scream is blasting- Why did this lot fall on us ?! “- Because at Marxists’ feet Tsarevich Alexei fell in mud.. (By Gleb Gorbovsky)   To the Tsesarevich Alexei By Sergei Bekhteyev (Translated by Helen Azar) In the days of hopeless sorrow In the days…

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Tatiana in Oreanda

Grand Duchess Tatiana in Oreanda. From Tatiana Romanovs 1913 diary: “15 December. Sunday. Went to obednya in the morning. […] In the afternoon [we] took a walk, same as yesterday. Walked to Oreanda and from there walked on the horizontal path […] Had dinner 2 with Papa and Mama.” You can…

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Two Russian Revolutions

The Two Russian Revolutions There were two Russian revolutions that actually occurred in 1917. The first one, referred to as “The February Revolution” (also known as the February bourgeois-democratic revolution) – initiated the events in Petrograd, which resulted in the abdication of Emperor Nicholas II. These events span from the…

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