A series of murals depicting important events in the history of the Urals can be seen in the old railway station at Ekaterinburg.
Of particular interest is a painting depicting the Russian Civil War, 1917-1922. The Red Army on the left, the White Army on the right, the central event being the murder of the Emperor Nicholas II and his family at the Ipatiev House in 1918.
The railway station was built in 1878, and underwent an extensive restoration in 2002 at which time the murals were painted in the central hall.
© Royal Russia. 20 June, 2011