Foreign News: Anastasia

On the night of July 17, 1918, ostensibly on their way to exile or imprisonment, the mild-mannered Czar of All the Russias, his German-born Empress, their five children, their family doctor, a chambermaid of the royal household, their cook and the Czar's English valet were all herded together in the cellar of a house in Ekaterinburg (now Sverdlovsk) and sprayed with Bolshevik gunfire. That much of one of the most brutal murders of modern times has been recorded as fact in all the history books. A vital footnote to the bloody night has...

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