Russian Revolution: The Last Days of the Romanovs

A daughter of the Romanov family transports sod in one photo, aided by a soldier; in another, her father, the deposed Russian czar, paces in front of a house in Siberia where the imperial family was held after the revolution in 1917 that toppled its dynasty. The grainy black-and-white images underscore how far the Romanovs fell from their days atop an empire—and also offer a window on the last days of a family whose story has intrigued the world for a century now.
Grand Duchess Tatiana, one of the four daughters of the deposed Russian czar, transports sod on a stretcher …read more

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