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Thursday, November 13

  1. page Romanov Family Murder edited Following the February revolution and the crumbling of the Russian tsar, the Romanov family was ord…
    Following the February revolution and the crumbling of the Russian tsar, the Romanov family was ordered into captivity and were forced to live in the governor's mansion under constant supervision and restrictions. They were not allowed luxurious possessions, were forced to turn over most of their jewelry, and were living off of small rations of food. They had hope that their country was working on a way to free them from their horrors, but much to their dismay, it didn't happen soon enough...
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    Yurovsky announced:
    "Nikolai Aleksandrovich, your relatives have tried to save you, but they had not to. And we are forced to shoot you by ourselves..."
    {http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/images/nicholas2.jpg} Yurovsky then began to read the decision of the Ural Executive Committee (a guard's reminiscence, had tried to cross themselves, but failed amid the shooting. Yurovsky reportedly raised his gun at Nicholas and fired; Nicholas fell dead instantly. The other executioners then began shooting until all the intended victims had fallen. Several more shots were fired and the doors opened to scatter the smoke. There were some survivors, so P.Z. Yermakov stabbed them with bayonets because the shouts could be heard outside.The last to die were Anastasia, Tatiana, Olga, and Maria, who were carrying several pounds (over 1.3 kilograms) of diamonds within their clothing, thus protecting them to an extent. However they were speared with bayonets as well. Olga sustained a gun shot wound to the head. Anastasia and Maria were said to have crouched up against a wall covering their heads in terror until Maria was shot down, and Anastasia was finished off with the bayonets. Yurovsky himself killed Tatiana and Alexei. Tatiana died from a single bullet through the back of her head. Alexei received two bullets to the head, right behind the ear. Anna Demidova, Alexandra's maid, survived the initial onslaught but was quickly stabbed to death against the back wall while trying to defend herself with a small pillow she had carried that was filled with precious gems and jewels. Military commissar Peter Ermakov, in a drunken haze, stabbed at the dead bodies of the former Czar and Czarina, shattering both their rib cages in a pool of blood.
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    state funeral.
    Recent News: (2008)
    Preliminary results from a U.S. military laboratory show that remains exhumed outside the Russian city of Yekaterinburg in 2007 belong to two children of Russia's last czar, Nicholas II, a spokeswoman for Yekaterinburg regional governor Eduard Rossel said Wednesday.
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Friday, February 18

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    {http://www.logoi.com/pastimages/img/romanov_family_4.jpg} The Romanov Family
    Now that you have an understanding of what, where, when, and why of the revolutions that took place at the beginning of the 20th century in Russia, it's time to look at some of the essential individuals whose lives were greatly effected. The last reigning czar of Russia, Nicholas II, and his family, the Romanov's, endured public persecution, family troubles, leadership blunders, as well as a series of controversies that lasted for almost one hundred years.
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  2. page Romanov Family Murder edited Following the February revolution and the crumbling of the Russian tsar, the Romanov family was ord…
    Following the February revolution and the crumbling of the Russian tsar, the Romanov family was ordered into captivity and were forced to live in the governor's mansion under constant supervision and restrictions. They were not allowed luxurious possessions, were forced to turn over most of their jewelry, and were living off of small rations of food. They had hope that their country was working on a way to free them from their horrors, but much to their dismay, it didn't happen soon enough...
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    he could fuckuse two chairs
    "Nikolai Aleksandrovich, your relatives have tried to save you, but they had not to. And we are forced to shoot you by ourselves..."
    {http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/images/nicholas2.jpg} Yurovsky then began to read the decision of the Ural Executive Committee (a guard's reminiscence, had tried to cross themselves, but failed amid the shooting. Yurovsky reportedly raised his gun at Nicholas and fired; Nicholas fell dead instantly. The other executioners then began shooting until all the intended victims had fallen. Several more shots were fired and the doors opened to scatter the smoke. There were some survivors, so P.Z. Yermakov stabbed them with bayonets because the shouts could be heard outside.The last to die were Anastasia, Tatiana, Olga, and Maria, who were carrying several pounds (over 1.3 kilograms) of diamonds within their clothing, thus protecting them to an extent. However they were speared with bayonets as well. Olga sustained a gun shot wound to the head. Anastasia and Maria were said to have crouched up against a wall covering their heads in terror until Maria was shot down, and Anastasia was finished off with the bayonets. Yurovsky himself killed Tatiana and Alexei. Tatiana died from a single bullet through the back of her head. Alexei received two bullets to the head, right behind the ear. Anna Demidova, Alexandra's maid, survived the initial onslaught but was quickly stabbed to death against the back wall while trying to defend herself with a small pillow she had carried that was filled with precious gems and jewels. Military commissar Peter Ermakov, in a drunken haze, stabbed at the dead bodies of the former Czar and Czarina, shattering both their rib cages in a pool of blood.
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  3. page Romanov Family Murder edited Following the February revolution and the crumbling of the Russian tsar, the Romanov family was ord…
    Following the February revolution and the crumbling of the Russian tsar, the Romanov family was ordered into captivity and were forced to live in the governor's mansion under constant supervision and restrictions. They were not allowed luxurious possessions, were forced to turn over most of their jewelry, and were living off of small rations of food. They had hope that their country was working on a way to free them from their horrors, but much to their dismay, it didn't happen soon enough...
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    he could bringfuck two chairs
    "Nikolai Aleksandrovich, your relatives have tried to save you, but they had not to. And we are forced to shoot you by ourselves..."
    {http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/images/nicholas2.jpg} Yurovsky then began to read the decision of the Ural Executive Committee (a guard's reminiscence, had tried to cross themselves, but failed amid the shooting. Yurovsky reportedly raised his gun at Nicholas and fired; Nicholas fell dead instantly. The other executioners then began shooting until all the intended victims had fallen. Several more shots were fired and the doors opened to scatter the smoke. There were some survivors, so P.Z. Yermakov stabbed them with bayonets because the shouts could be heard outside.The last to die were Anastasia, Tatiana, Olga, and Maria, who were carrying several pounds (over 1.3 kilograms) of diamonds within their clothing, thus protecting them to an extent. However they were speared with bayonets as well. Olga sustained a gun shot wound to the head. Anastasia and Maria were said to have crouched up against a wall covering their heads in terror until Maria was shot down, and Anastasia was finished off with the bayonets. Yurovsky himself killed Tatiana and Alexei. Tatiana died from a single bullet through the back of her head. Alexei received two bullets to the head, right behind the ear. Anna Demidova, Alexandra's maid, survived the initial onslaught but was quickly stabbed to death against the back wall while trying to defend herself with a small pillow she had carried that was filled with precious gems and jewels. Military commissar Peter Ermakov, in a drunken haze, stabbed at the dead bodies of the former Czar and Czarina, shattering both their rib cages in a pool of blood.
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  4. page Romanov Family Murder edited ... Around midnight Yakov Yurovsky, the superintendent of The House of Special Purpose, ordered th…
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    Around midnight Yakov Yurovsky, the superintendent of The House of Special Purpose, ordered the Romanovs' physician, Dr. Eugene Botkin, to awaken the sleeping family and ask them to put on their clothes. The Romanovs were then ordered into a 6x5 meter semi-basement room. Nicholas asked if he could bring two chairs for himself and his wife. A firing squad appeared next and Yurovsky announced:
    "Nikolai Aleksandrovich, your relatives have tried to save you, but they had not to. And we are forced to shoot you by ourselves..."
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    Executive Committee (Uralispolkom), and Nicholas said "What?" As weapons were raised, the Empress and the Grand Duchess Olga, according to a(a guard's reminiscence,
    When the vehicle carrying the bodies broke down on the way to the next chosen site, Yurovsky made new arrangements, and buried most of the bodies in a sealed and concealed pit on Koptyaki Road, a cart track (now abandoned) 12 miles (19 km) north of Yekaterinburg. The remains of all the family and their retainers with the exception of two of the children (who were eventually identified in 2008) were later found in 1991 and reburied by the Russian government following a state funeral.
    Recent News: (2008)
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Tuesday, November 9

  1. msg Romanov Family Murder message posted Romanov Family Murder The Romanov Family, after the Revolution, were held captive in the Governor's mansion. Hoping the …
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    The Romanov Family, after the Revolution, were held captive in the Governor's mansion. Hoping the people of Russia would free them, they were instead murdered by the Bolsheviks.
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