GRAND DUKE MICHAEL ALEXANDROVICH: SEARCH FOR REMAINS UPDATE

 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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ROMANOV FAMILY PHYSICIAN: DR EVGENY BOTKIN

ROMANOV FAMILY PHYSICIAN: DR EVGENY BOTKIN

Dr Evgeny Botkin, the Romanov family physician
Dr Evgeny Botkin, the Romanov family physician

Recently the decision to canonize the Romanov family physician, Dr. Evgeny Sergeevich Botkin, was taken at a meeting of the Bishops’ Council of the Russian Orthodox Church. Based on this decision Botkin, who voluntarily followed the Romanov family into exile and was murdered along with them, has been glorified as a righteous martyr.


Dr.  Botkin, the personal physician of the Romanov family was canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad back in 1981, along with the servants of the last Russian emperor’s family, who were shot along with them: the cook Ivan Kharitonov, Footman Aloise Trupp, and maid Anna Demidova.

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ANNA ANDERSON: Anastasia Romanov Mystery Solved

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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ROMANOV FAMILY REMAINS UPDATE: NEW STUDY MAY TAKE THREE YEARS.

ROMANOV FAMILY REMAINS UPDATE: NEW STUDY MAY TAKE THREE YEAR

The Romanov family
The Romanov family

In 2016, a new group of experts will be conducting a comprehensive examination of the remains of Romanov family members: Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria. According to Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov), Vicar of the Patriarch of Moscow, time period of the new investigation is not being limited, and it is possible that it may take “two to three years“.  “We are very grateful to the leadership of the country today -His Holiness the Patriarch was informed that there will be no deadline, no hurry, no time limit will be set for this examination,” added Shevkunov. Read more ROMANOV FAMILY REMAINS UPDATE: NEW STUDY MAY TAKE THREE YEARS.

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ROMANOV FAMILY: GRAND DUCHESS AND TSAREVICH REMAINS IN CUSTODY OF RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

ROMANOV FAMILY: GRAND DUCHESS AND TSAREVICH REMAINS IN CUSTODY OF RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH

The last Russian Tsar's children: Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria Romanov
The last Russian Tsar’s children: Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria Romanov

The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) finally received custody of the remains of Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria Romanov. The location where they are currently being stored has been determined but will kept confidential. It is only known that the remains of the two Romanov children will not be stored at the Peter & Paul Fortress in St Petersburg.

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Romanov Family Remains: Unique Photo of Exhumation

ROMANOV FAMILY REMAINS: UNIQUE PHOTO OF EXHUMATION OF ALEXANDER III

For those of you following the Romanov remains saga, this is a very unique photograph of the exhumation of the tomb of Tsar Alexander III at the St Peter & Paul Cathedral.

Samples from Alexander III’s  remains will be compared to the genetic material of his son, Tsar Nicholas II, in order to (hopefully) resolve the long lasting dispute about the Romanov remains, and bury the two younger Romanov children: Grand Duchess Maria and Tsarevich Alexei.

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