The Russian Orthodox Church has finally provided an explanation as to the purpose of the exhumations including that of Tsar Alexander III. I am not completely convinced by this reasoning, but at least they are responding to the questions and criticism. Please read on.
The Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) and Russian state authorities have confirmed that work on the remains of Tsar Nicholas II and Alexander III is being conducted simultaneously. The challenge posed was to carry out entire complex of genetic, anthropological as well as historical studies. But what was the purpose of exhuming Alexander III?