Rise of Rasputin Enigma
Monk Described as Most Powerful Man in Russia
Influence Grows Rapidly
His Counsel Is Asked by Czar in Deciding Every Question of Importance–Gives Orders in Ministers… 542 more words
She’s a fierce queen and last night’s look for the Rasputin show in West Hollywood was no exception.
FAVORITE OF CZAR STABBED BY WOMAN; Rasputin, Peasant Monk-Mystic, Said to be at the Point of Death.
ST. PETERSBURG, July 13. — The notorious monk, Gregory Rasputin, known as the “Richelieu of Russia,” has been the victim of a murderous attack in his native Siberian village of Pekrovsky, Province of Tobolsk, where he was paying a short visit to his wife and family. 273 more words
I visited Russia last summer and got to see firsthand the opulence in which Nicholas and Alexandra lived their lives. Of course, they were so isolated from the people they were governing that the widespread starvation and deprivation went unnoticed by them. 253 more words