Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky was a Russian chemist and photographer famous for his pioneering work in color photography in the early twentieth century.
May 01, 2018 · The Russian Tsar Nicholas II and his entire family were killed by a firing squad in 1918.
family was the Romanovs, the Tsars of Russia from 1613 to 1917. In Russia, the Tsar was seen as the ultimate power in a country where the citizens had no rights.
The Babolovsky Park is located behind the Catherine park and the Alexander park in the town of Pushkin. The palace was built during the reign of Catherine II (year 1785) as a one-storey summer residence and a bath-house.
Nicholas II or Nikolai II (Russian: Николай II Алекса́ндрович, tr. Nikolai II Aleksandrovich; 18 May [O.S. 6 May] 1868 – 17 July 1918), known as Saint Nicholas II of Russia in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917.
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Nicholas II was the last tsar of Russia under Romanov rule whose handling of Bloody Sunday and WWI led to his abdication. Learn more at Biography.com.
Tsar (/ z ɑː r, t s ɑː r /; Old Bulgarian / Old Church Slavonic: ц︢рь [usually written thus with a title] or цар, цaрь), also spelled csar, or czar, is a title used to designate East and South Slavic monarchs or supreme rulers of Eastern Europe.
Thousands of demonstrators turned out to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin’s upcoming inauguration in Moscow on Saturday. Gathering in Pushkin Square at the city center, they were met by police in riot gear who promptly arrested opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Another month, another