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Image of the official engagement photograph of Tzar Nicholas II and Alexandra Feodorovna.  Online, courtesy Wikimedia Commons. 


On July 16 [1918],
a telegram in previously
agreed-upon language
came from Perm
containing the order
to exterminate the Romanovs 

Yakov Yurovsky
Chief Executioner

Before an execution, there's supposed to be a trial. Before a trial, there's supposed to be a crime.

What was the crime of 13-year-old Alexis, heir to the Russian throne? What was the crime of Anastasia and his other sisters?

No crime. No trial. No justice. This is their story. 

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5189stories and lessons created

Original Release: Jun 01, 2003

Updated Last Revision: Nov 04, 2016

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