PROPOSAL TO REBUILD IPATIEV HOUSE WHERE ROYAL FAMILY WAS MARTYRED COMES ON EVE OF 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ITS DESTRUCTION

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Orthochristian.com -Ekaterinburg, Russia - 22/9/17 Today marks the 40th anniversary of the razing of the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, where Tsar Nicholas II and his family were martyred on July 17, 1918. Royal Russia reports that the anniversary was marked by the September 19 opening of the “Ipatiev House: From Destruction to Repentance” exhibition at the Tsar Spiritual and ...

DOCUMENTARIAN SEEKS “HISTORICAL JUSTICE AND THE TRUTH” FOR RUSSIA’S LAST EMPEROR

Royal Russia - 15/12/16 Ural documentarian Sergei Aliyev has announced plans to release a documentary on the life and reign of Russia’s last emperor and tsar. The 10-part series is scheduled for release in March 2017, marking the 100th anniversary of the abdication of Nicholas II from the throne and the February Revolution. The main objective of the ...

RESTORED PORTRAIT OF NICHOLAS II UNVEILED IN ST. PETERSBURG

Royal Russia - 4/12/16 Historical justice is done, a portrait of Emperor Nicholas II - by the Russian artist Ilya Savich Galkin (1860-1915) - hidden from human eyes for some ninety-odd years - was presented at the St. Petersburg Museum of Applied Arts on November 30th. The restoration which took three years to complete, was initiated by the ...

NEW MONUMENT TO TSESAREVICH ALEXEI UNVEILED IN CRIMEA

Royal Russia - October 2016 On 29th September, a new monument to Tsesarevich Alexei Nikolaevich was unveiled in the courtyard of St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in the Crimean city of Yalta. The site was chosen in memory of the historic visit for the consecration of the cathedral by Emperor Nicholas II and his family in 1902. The monument ...

TOBOLSK EXHIBITION: THE WORLD OF THE ROMANOV FAMILY CHILDREN

Royal Russia - 22/8/16 A new photo exhibition "The World of the Romanov Family Children" opened on 6 August at the Dunina-Gorkavich Museum of the History of the Development and Study of Siberia in Tobolsk. The exhibition is timed to the 99th anniversary of the arrival of Emperor Nicholas II and his family in Tobolsk on 6 August ...

NEW MONUMENTS TO RUSSIAN EMPERORS

Royal Russia - Paul Gilbert - August 2016 In recent weeks, new monuments to the Russian emperors Alexander II and Nicholas II were unveiled in Russia. While more and more monuments to Lenin and other prominent Bolsheviks and Soviets disappear from the Russian landscape, cities and towns across Russia are planning to restore busts and statues lost or damaged during ...

NEW MONUMENT TO TSESAREVICH ALEXEI UNVEILED NEAR MOSCOW

Royal Russia - July 2016 A new monument to Tsesarevich Alexei Nikolaevich (1904-1918) has been unveiled at the Saint Nicholas Berlyukovsky Monastery, situated on the outskirts of Avdotyino, a village on the Vorya River, 42 kilometres northeast of Moscow. The unveiling and consecration of the monument to the only son of Emperor Nicholas II and last heir ...

TWO NEW BUSTS OF EMPEROR NICHOLAS II UNVEILED IN RUSSIA

New busts of Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II unveiled in Tambov (left) and Yalta (right)

Royal Russia - May 2016 On 16 May, a bronze bust of St. Tsar-Martyr Nicholas II was unveiled on the grounds of the Transfiguration Cathedral in the Russian city of Tambov. Metropolitan Theodosius of Tambov and Rasskazovsky performed the consecration in the presence of members of the clergy, Orthodox Christians and monarchists. In 1914, Emperor Nicholas II visited ...