ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS: NICHOLAS II – 28 FEBRUARY, 1905.
From the 1905 diary of Nicholas II
28 February. Monday. Started to prepare for Communion at the camp church. Ernie and his wife went to the city. Uncle Alexei had breakfast. Then I had military deliberations on the question of Kuropatkin. Involved were: U.[ncle] Alexei, Nikolasha, Dragomirov, count Vorontzov, Fredericks, Gesse, Sukhomlinov, Roop and Komarov. Took a walk, [snow was] melting.