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Yekaterinburg, a name, a foot note, in history

Cathedral of the Holy Royal Martyrs. Built on the site of the house where the last royal family of Imperial Russia was murdered on orders of Viladimir Lenin. Boris Yeltsin had the house demolished after the collapse of the Soviet era. This Cathedral was built to commemorate and homor the victims the atrocity that was committed here.

The detail of sculpture commenorating the family

  • Last visit to Yekaterinburg: Nov 2005
  • Intro Written Dec 10, 2005
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  • roamer61's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2008 at 4:25 AM

    Very interesting. Matter of fact, I read in 2007, they found a number of bones that they believe to be those of Alexi and one of his sisters.

  • umashanker's Profile Photo
    Apr 24, 2006 at 3:47 AM

    Very nice page on Ekatrinburg.I like the St. Katherines Chapel 's pic so much.spaceba..

  • bijo69's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2006 at 2:10 PM

    Great pages here! Looks like you've seen quite a bit of Yekaterinburg

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Dec 27, 2005 at 7:29 AM

    Interesting new page!

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