RUSSIA: Opera Bouffe

Opéra Bouffe

"His Majesty" Cyril I, "Tsar of All the Russias," decided to convoke a "Crown Council of all Russian Grand

Dukes who recognized him as Emperor." At the same time, His Majesty appointed Grand Duke Dmitri Pavolovitch as his representative in Paris with Count Igor Sacken and Count Tolstoy Miloslavsky respectively as Military and Civil Counselors. These facts were published by Possledny Novosti, Russian newspaper printed in Paris.

The comic behind these grandiloquent phrases was that the "Tsar of All the Russias," known as "Cyrille Égalité''...

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