Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Execution of the Holy Romanov Family takes place in Russia

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MAKSACHUK EKATERINA PAVLOVNA (Delegate of Moscow & All Russia) – OCP News Service – 17/7/18 Moscow-Russia: July 17th of 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary (July 1918- July 2018) of the execution of St. Tsar Nicholas II and his family (the Romanovs).  St. Tsar Nicholas II was the last ruler of Russia. He and his family […]

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‘The Bayonet Went Deep Into the Floor’: The Russian Tsar’s Family’s Last Moments

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© SPUTNIK / SERGEI PYATAKOV A pit where the bodies of members of Russian emperor's family were left after execution

  Sputniknews – Anton Skripunov – 17/7/18 It’s been 100 years since the last Russian monarch, Nicholas II and his family were shot dead in Ekaterinburg. Some circumstances of the Royal family’s death, as well as what happened to their remains, are still a mystery. Sputnik has gathered what’s known of the tragedy. Anton Skripunov (Ria.ru) — A […]

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US to Be More Sympathetic to Russia After Learning About Romanovs – Metropolitan

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Sputniknews – 17/7/18 WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The story of the family of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II may help make Americans more sympathetic towards Russians, the head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations Metropolitan Hilarion told Sputnik. “The more Americans hear about the Romanovs remains and this centennial of the slaying the more […]

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Slain Russian Tsar, Family Commemorated On 100th Anniversary Of Executions

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RFE/RL – 17/7/18 Fresh genetic tests on the bones of Russia’s last tsar and his family have confirmed their authenticity, Russian investigators announced on the eve of the 100th anniversary of their executions. Russia’s Investigative Committee, which looks into serious crimes, announced on July 16 that the tests ordered by the Russian Orthodox Church “confirmed […]

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EPISTLE of Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia, on the 100th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of the Righteous Royal Passion-Bearers

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The Official Website of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia – 17/7/18 To My Eminent Brother Archpastors, Honorable Fathers, Dear Brothers and Sisters: The 20th century was a difficult time for Orthodox Christians on the territory of the Russian Empire, which became the USSR after the Great War, the […]

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Religious freedom in Europe?

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Manfred Karl Böhm (Editor- Christian Affairs Europe) OCP News Service – 17/7/18 Germany: Discrimination can quickly turn into persecution, uncontrolled persecution into crimes against humanity and genocide, said the well-known British Politician Lord David Alton of Liverpool. Alton spoke at the 9th Annual Meeting of COPTIC SOLIDARITY on the nature of religious persecution (https://davidalton.net/media/). He emphasized that […]

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