GRAND DUKE MICHAEL ALEXANDROVICH: SEARCH FOR REMAINS UPDATE

 GRAND DUKE MICHAEL ALEXANDROVICH: SEARCH FOR REMAINS UPDATE   Presidential archives have been opened to the international group of researchers from SEARCH Foundation, Inc., who are looking for the remains of Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich and his friend and secretary Nikolai Johnson. Both were murdered by a group of Bolsheviks…

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ROMANOV FAMILY: OTMA TROIKA

ROMANOV FAMILY: OTMA TROIKA   From the memoirs of Sofia Yakovlevna Ofrosimova:    “Behind me I can hear the ringing of bells… I turn and see a slowly moving familiar troika. In the sleigh are four [young] Grand Duchesses with Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna. The sleigh is sliding on the…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. OLGA ROMANOV – 11 APRIL, 1913.

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. OLGA ROMANOV – 11 APRIL, 1913.     From the 1913 diary of Olga Romanov: Thursday. 11 April. At 9 o’clock received communion in the small chapel. A few regiment officers were there too. After that [we] rode with Nastenka. Wonderful weather. Had…

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ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: ALEXEI ROMANOV. 3 APRIL, 1918

ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: ALEXEI ROMANOV. 3 APRIL, 1918   1918 letter from Alexei Romanov: To Kolya (Tobolsk, 3 April, 1918). Dear Niki, I am very grateful for the cannon. I hope that we will see each other soon. Regards to Mother, Grandmother and Fefer. My handwriting…

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ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. TATIANA ROMANOV. 13 AUGUST, 1914

ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. TATIANA ROMANOV. 13 AUGUST, 1914     From the 1914 diary of Tatiana Romanov: “Wednesday, 13 August. In the morning two of us went to the hospital with Mama and Anya. [I] changed dressings on the same patient.  Assisted others Went…

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