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11. Death of a Dynasty

Who really killed the Romanovs? Read about the survivors of the royal household.

Tags: romanovs, revolution
By Linda DeLaine
12. Death of Cinema?

This is the first time that Russia's Culture Ministry has censored a film by cancelling its license to be shown in theaters. Satire takes a hit.

Tags: romanovs, film, censorship
13. Heir Abhorrent

On February 3, 1718, Emperor Peter I issued a manifesto depriving Alexei, his son by his first wife, of the right to succeed him to the throne.

Tags: peter the great, Catherine the Great, romanovs
14. Romanov Holiday and Russia's Best Cat

What a Russian holiday looks like, the Romanovs go to The Gambia, and why secret police are extra special around the holidays. All that, and Russia's most popular cats. 

Tags: cats, kgb, fsb, holidays, Romanovs
By Alice E.M. Underwood
15. Santa Claus, Space Aliens, & Robot Cars

Father Frost gets iced, a space shuttle gets wet, and cars get driven driverlessly. Plus, famous Russian buildings go on vacation, the Romanovs take TV, and Russian smilies)

Tags: romanovs, yandex, space, father frost
By Alice E.M. Underwood
16. Three Books and a DVD

In which we review three books and a DVD we like. See the book reviews section for detailed reviews.

Tags: literature, language, ukraine, romanovs
17. Walling Off Matilda

The recent controversy about a new film on the last tsar and the ballerina Mathilde Kschessinskaya is stirring up controversy well in excess of what one might expect.

Tags: history, romanovs
18. 1917 Diary

In which we look at the revolutionary year through the eyes of the people living through it. In this issue, the politicians, the tsar, and Alexander Blok.

Tags: revolution, blok, romanovs
19. 1917 Diary

In which we continue our year-long look at the events as they unfolded during the year of revolutions, 1917. Coverage is divided into Politicians, Artists and The Military

Tags: romanovs, tsar nicholas, revolution
20. Ra-ra-Rasputin

Who was Rasputin? Why has his name become synonymous with the idea that the Russian monarchy was doomed? That is a mystery worth exploring today, on the 100th anniversary of his murder.

Tags: Rasputin, tsars, Romanovs, Revolution
By Tamara Eidelman

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