DIRECTOR OF ARCHIVES AUTHENTICATES PREGNANCY ENTRY IN KSCHESSINSKA’S DIARY

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DIRECTOR OF ARCHIVES AUTHENTICATES PREGNANCY ENTRY IN KSCHESSINSKA’S DIARY

 

Matilda Kschessinska circa 1893

According to RIA News Director of the State Archives Of Russian Federation (GARF), Larisa Rogovaya, confirmed the authenticity of the entry in the typed version  of the diary of  ballerina Matilda Kschessinska, where she mentioned her pregnancy from future Tsar Nicholas II. The archive has the typed version of the diary, with Kschessinska’s inscription, which says “In the end I also flew out of the sleigh into snow and… got banged up. If it weren’t for this misfortune, I would have soon become a mother. Only later, when I was older, did I realize what I lost then. They later said that I had children from the Heir, but this was not true. I often regretted that I did not have any”. 

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ROMANOV FAMILY: RUSSIAN TRADITIONAL DOLLS AT THE ALEXANDER PALACE

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ROMANOV FAMILY: RUSSIAN TRADITIONAL DOLLS AT THE ALEXANDER PALACE

Dolls acquired in Paris.
 
Tsarskoe Selo Museum had recently acquired at a Paris auction these eight rare dolls wearing Russian and Ukrainian traditional costumes. The dolls were created in 1896 to commemorate the official visit of the young ruling Romanov family to France. 
 

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GRAND DUKE MICHAEL ALEXANDROVICH: SEARCH FOR REMAINS UPDATE

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 GRAND DUKE MICHAEL ALEXANDROVICH: SEARCH FOR REMAINS UPDATE
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich and Nikolai Johnson

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 in 1918 in the city of Perm, after being kept in captivity for several months.

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NICHOLAS II: HIS ROYAL VICTORIAN CHAIN RETURNS TO RUSSIA

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NICHOLAS II: HIS ROYAL VICTORIAN CHAIN RETURNS TO RUSSIA

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Nicholas II in a Hussar uniform wearing the Royal Victorian Chain.

A unique Romanov relic that once belonged to the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, was recently sent from London to a museum in Moscow’s Kremlin.  The Royal Victorian chain to  was presented to Tsar Nicholas II to honor the close relationship between Russia and The Great Britain.

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ANNA ANDERSON: Anastasia Romanov Mystery Solved

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ANNA ANDERSON: Anastasia Romanov Mystery Solved

by Tatiana Mehos

Above is the only known picture of Anna Anderson before her claim to be Anastasia Romanov. It was taken in 1916. She was 20 years old in this photo. Anastasia was 15 years old in 1916.
Above is the only known picture of Anna Anderson before her claim to be Anastasia Romanov. It was taken in 1916. She was 20 years old in this photo. Anastasia was 15 years old in 1916.

On the night of 17 February, 1920, a Polish factory worker attempted to end her dreaded life. For the next sixty four years, Anna Anderson would be one of the most talked about royal mysteries throughout the world. Fraulein Unbekannt, Frau Tchaikovsky, Anna Anderson, Mrs. Anastasia Manahan was the most well-known imposter of Russia´s Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova. For each memory of the last Imperial Family she remembered, a new flaw bloomed. For each time she refused to speak to ¨relatives,¨ questions were raised.

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