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23 December 2015. A Colloquy on Tsars and Pompous Pseudo-Intellectuals

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A friend and I had this exchange (I’m in plain type):

Why do the eggheads hate Tsar Aleksandr? He was faithful to his wife, loved his children, told the truth bluntly and without guile, pardoned all death sentences, and the land was at peace and prospered.

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27 October 2015. A Must-See Vid... Russian Series on the Romanovs Dubbed in English

This billboard was in Sevastopol THREE YEARS before its joyous return to Russia… think deeply on that fact…

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This has nothing new for Russian-speakers and those familiar with Russian history, but it’s a good introduction for those unfamiliar with the subject. 211 more words

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Head of the Romanov House, Prince Dmitri Romanovich to Visit the Crimea in the Last Days of Summer

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Next week, Prince Dmitri Romanovich Romanov will arrive in Crimea, to pay tribute to the memory of the past generations of the Romanov family. A relative of the last Russian Tsar, he said, “I welcome the opportunity to be able to make such a trip”; he intends to visit the… 403 more words

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Harriet the Bookaholic: July 2015

Over the last few weeks I have continued my obsession with Russian Literature and the history of the Romanov family. I still have a fat biography of Catherine the Great that I need to tackle, but after that I think I’ll have exhausted my current stash of books about Mother Russia. 1,681 more words

Bookaholic

The Romanov sisters : the lost lives of the daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra

From  Eileen Effrat

Author:  Helen Rappaport

Title:  The Romanov sisters : the lost lives of the daughters of Nicholas and Alexandra 

The four daughters of Tsar Nicholas were the most talked about royals of the early twentieth century—–think Diana or Catherine.  125 more words

Historical Fiction

Crowdsourcing Mornings: Hamlet's Mouse-Trap Film

This is Crowdsourcing Mornings! This post takes place every weekday morning and highlights one crowdsourcing project I liked from Kickstarter, Indiegogo, or other crowdsourcing websites. 354 more words

Crowdsourcing

Rasputin

Rasputin

Rasputin was a notorious figure in the court of Czar Nicholas II due to his magnetic personality and relative success in treating the czarevitch’s… 56 more words