‘Ritual Killing’? Probe Into Murder Of Tsar’s Family Spotlights Old ‘Anti-Semitic’ Conspiracy Theory

Tsar Nicholas II and his family were murdered in a Yekaterinburg in July 1918.

Tom Balmforth - RFE/RL - 2/12/17 MOSCOW -- Russian investigators say they are probing the possibility that Tsar Nicholas II and his family were murdered in a "ritual killing," appearing to give new life to an old conspiracy theory criticized by Jewish community members as blatantly anti-Semitic. The revelation echoes a conspiracy theory that the Bolshevik Revolution 100 ...

Investigative committee declares tsar family remains ‘authentic’

27/10/2011 The Russian Investigative Committee confirmed on Thursday that the remains of Russia’s tsar family buried in St. Petersburg’s St. Peter and Paul Cathedral, as well as the bodies of Tsar Nicholas II’s children Alexei and Maria, which still remain unburied, were authentic. “As a result of a probe, the Investigative Committee has come to the categorical ...

The Investigative Committee confirmed the identification of the remains of Nicholas II family

*** Criminal case into emperor's death closed - Investigative Committee Moscow, January 17, Interfax - The Russian Investigative Committee has closed a criminal case into the death of Russia's last Emperor Nicholas II Romanov, his wife, children and the imperial entourage in 1918-1919. "The case was closed on January 14 in line with a court decision. The ...