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Saturday, 6 July 2013
British Newspaper Photographer Was One of the First to See Empress Alexandra's Diary
Topic: Alexandra Feodorovna


Photo: The camera often caught the Empress lost in thought. Her heart carried a tremendous burden, one that eventually took its toll on her overall physical and mental health. Over the past century she has been unfairly treated by Western historians and biographers who based their research on malicious gossip - PG.

Recently, The Siberian Times received a remarkable response to a stash of pictures of the Russian royal family found in a vault in the Urals. Now they continue the theme with Keith Waldegrave's recollections of handling the diary of Alexandra who, with the rest of her family, was moved from Siberia back to Yekaterinburg on their final journey.

It was a small dusty lilac pink book thinner and smaller than a paperback novel. The cover bore a Buddhist swastika symbol and on its plain pages were the inner-most thoughts of a woman deemed to be an evil foreign influence on the Russian ruler Tsar Nicholas II.

It was the personal diary of the Tsarina.

To read the article, please refer to the following link at Royal Russia News:  

British Newspaper Photographer Was One of the First to See Empress Alexandra's Diary

© The Siberian Times. 06 July, 2013 


 


Posted by Paul Gilbert at 7:47 AM EDT
Updated: Saturday, 6 July 2013 8:09 AM EDT
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