This Week in the News – The Romanovs and Imperial Russia


За Веру, Царя и Отечество / For Faith, Tsar and Fatherland

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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 144,000 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 9 June 2018:


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

Avarice and Alienation: The Jewels of the Romanoffs + 14 PHOTOS!

David Hughes writes about the Russian crown jewels during the first five years following the removal of the Romanoffs, 1917 to 1922. David Hughes writes in Pala International.

Private Rasputin: #Romanovs100 reveals archive images from royal family album + VIDEO & PHOTOS

One of the most controversial figures in Russian history features in RT’s archive project about the Romanov family. #Romanovs100 shares rare images of Grigory Rasputin. Saint or charlatan – the world still has no answer.

The wooden tower church of Torzhok: Will it be saved? + 12 photos

Architectural historian and photographer William Brumfield writes in RBTH, about a stunning architectural achievement, which remains in disrepair.

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Late May to early June is the best time to enjoy the lilacs in Russia. My numerous Spring visits over the years have allowed me to appreciate these beautiful, scented blooms in a variety of colours, from Tsarskoye Selo to Ekaterinburg.

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Disclaimer: the links published on this page are for information purposes only,
and may not reflect the opinions of Paul Gilbert and/or Royal Russia