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05/12/2008 Royal family

Anthropologists identified the bones of last Russian Tsar Nicholas II. The Bolsheviks killed him with his wife Alexandra and their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei on the night of 16th-17th of July 1918. In addition to the royal family, they had killed their friends and servants who wanted to go to exile with them.


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