"History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time; it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life and brings us tidings of antiquity" Cicero
Tea Time at Winter Palace

Tribute in Memory of the members of the Romanov Family who died along with their faithful friends under the bolsheviks bullets ~ • Part 1 ~

95 years ago Nicholas II his wife Empress Alexandra Feodorovna their children the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, tsesarevich Alexei were assassinated in the semi-basement room of the Ipatiev House at Yekaterinburg on the night of july 16-17 1918. With them were also their faithful retainers who had refused to part from their Tsar Anna Stepanovna Demidvova, the maid; Doctor Yevgeniy Sergeyevitch Botkin, Alexei Yegorovitch Trupp, the footman, Ivan Mikhailovich Kharitonov the cook.

May all rest in peace.

"A year shall come for Russia of dread things
When in the dust shall fall the crown of kings.
The mob shall loathe what once they loved,
While blood and death
Shall be the people’s daily bread.”
Mikhail Lermontov (1814-1841). “Prophecy

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    I love Lermontov, I’ve never seen that but it’s creepy as fuck.
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    Lermontov foresaw the future so well-unfortunately.
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