Margarita Sergeevna Khitrovo 'Rita/Ritka' as Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna Romanova of Russia called her.She was a lady-in-waiting to Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia, from a noble family, she was in service to the Royal Family.
Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (born 22 April died 21 January Russian Marxist revolutionary and politician who lead the Bolsheviks to revolution in and assumed leadership in the Soviet state from 1917 until his death in
The three-meter-high Memorial dedicated to the Tsar’s children is located on the premises of the Ganina Yama church complex where the remains of the imperial family executed by the Bolsheviks were found.
In the October Revolution (November in the Gregorian calendar), the Bolshevik party, led by Vladimir Lenin, and the workers' Soviets, overthrew the Provisional Government in Petrograd and established the Russian SFSR, eventually shifting the capital to Moscow in 1918. The Bolsheviks appointed themselves as leaders of various government ministries and seized control of the countryside, establishing the Cheka to quash dissent. To end Russia’s participation in the First World War, the Bolshevik…
Interrogator Nikolai Sokolov is looking for the remains of Nikolay II and his family. This photo shows Ganina Yama, the place where the Bolsheviks brought to hide the remains of Tsar's family. The photo was taken by Pierre Gilliard in