ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. OLGA ROMANOV. 28 JANUARY, 1917

ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. OLGA ROMANOV. 28 JANUARY, 1917

Grand Duchess Olga Romanov and Grand Duchess Tatiana Romanov at the snow tower.
Grand Duchess Olga Romanov and Grand Duchess Tatiana Romanov at the snow tower in Tsarskoe Selo.

From the 1917 diary of Olga Romanov:

Count Zamoisky. Saturday.  28th January.   Directly to the infirmary, we 2. Wrote, made the beds and distributed medications, etc. Popov will be getting weight extensions. Unexpectedly, came over: Irakliy Vachiadze, Kikiadze, Kasyanov, Chernyatsov (from Yevpatoria) and Adamka. As usual noisy, charming and cheerful. Bibi wrote with him to Mitya. Ate altogether.  Walked with Papa, 2 [degrees] of frost. Later he dug at the tower, while we 4 came to the ruins  with skis and raced around the garden. Tumbled down constantly, of course. After tea at Al.[eksei]’s, cinematograph, and after that with Papa to vsenoshnaya. Mama [came] later. Count Zamoisky had dinner. After that, Shvybz and I rode in the sleigh […]. Papa assembled a puzzle. After 11 o’clock to bed. Yesterday before dinner we rode in the troika with Shura.

From the book  Russia’s Last Romanovs: In Their Own Words

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