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By Sergei Bekhteyev
(Translated by Helen Azar) Read more ODE TO TSAREVICH ALEXEI
Just came across this “then and now” photograph of the Yusupov Palace on Moika before the revolution, which I created on my last trip to Russia. I painstakingly lined up the “now” photograph, as you can see… just because. Of course this is the palace where the infamous Rasputin murder took place.