This Week in the News – The Romanovs and Imperial Russia


This £1 million Faberge flower will be the most expensive item ever to appear on the Antiques Roadshow (see article below)

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This Week in the News includes a link and brief summary to full-length articles published in the past week from English language media and internet sources.

This initiative is a courtesy to those who do not have a Facebook account, or for some reason cannot view the Royal Russia Facebook page – now, with more than 139,000 followers from around the world!

Royal Russia is pleased to offer our dedicated followers with the following full-length articles, on a variety of topics covering the Romanov dynasty, their legacy, monarchy, and the history of Imperial and Holy Russia, for the week ending 31 March 2018:


ARTICLES – click on the red headline text below to read the respective articles

£1m Faberge flower on the Antiques Roadshow next month!

Viewers will see a flower worth £1 million on the Antiques Roadshow next month. The Faberge flower is the most expensive item ever to feature on the BBC show. The gold, diamond and jade object will appear in the first episode of the new series, on BBC One on April 15. Bridie Pearson-Jones writes in The Daily Mail.

The Golden Church of Kostroma: Testament to Merchants’ Faithfulness

Architectural historian and photographer William Brumfield writes in RBTH, about one of Russia’s most colorful churches, which was built thanks to found treasure.

VIDEO: The last Romanov ball through sublime colorized photographs . . . BEAUTIFUL!

Admire these period photographs colorized by the artist Olga Chirnina, of the last Romanov ball held in the Winter Palace on February 11 and 13, 1903.

Diocese of Great Britain and Ireland (ROCOR) Announces Nicholas II Conference

NOTE: the conference has been updated with a fifth speaker and a seventh lecture

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Portrait of Emperor Nicholas II by contemporary Russian artist Tatiana Godovalnikova

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