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Saturday, 16 June 2012
Investigation into Murders of Russian Royal Family Takes Nearly a Century
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Topic: Exhibitions

 

The investigation into one of the worst crimes of the 20th century, lasted nearly a century. Between 1918 and 2011, a series of investigations into the murders of Emperor Nicholas II and his family took place in Russia. This is the subject of an exhibition which recently opened in the Exhibition Hall of the Federal Archives in Moscow.

 

The exhibition offers a comprehensive look into the last months of the Russian Imperial family at the Ipatiev House in Ekaterinburg, their murders by the Bolsheviks, the  investigations into their deaths, and the search and identification of their remains many years later. This unique exhibit explores the difficulties, confusion and contradictions which have plagued researchers into the Ekaterinburg tragedy for decades.

 

The following video offers a summary of the exhibition. Click on the link below which provides a short article, as well as another video and more than 40 additional photograph from the exhibition. The exhibit runs until July 29th in the Exhibition Hall of the Federal Archives which is located at ul. B. Pirogovskaya, 17 in Moscow. Admission is free!

||| Click Here to View More Than 40 Photos from the Exhibit |||

 

© Paul Gilbert @ Royal Russia. 16 June, 2012

 



Posted by Paul Gilbert at 9:27 AM EDT
Updated: Saturday, 16 June 2012 9:33 AM EDT
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