‘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 ...