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  • Anastasia Essay

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         Anastasia       Anastasia, Grand Duchess of Russia, was a very mischievous little girl with a sharp sense of humor (McGuire 18). She was always described as having long fine fingers and baby blue eyes. As she grew older, her personality changed drastically because of her dramatic childhood. Her eyes and fingers remained the same but her wonderful personality had disappeared (Klier and Mingay 193). The daughter of Czar Nicholas II, Anastasia

  • The Humble Beginnings Of The Rus ' Lands

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    The humble beginnings of the Rus’ lands were represented by a series of regional communities held together by the commerce of trade and a generally lackadaisical sense of order. However, over time the political structure of Rus’ arrived with the unifying nature of Christianity, brought upon by Vladimir the Great. It is clear, due to both the coincidence of the Church’s increased presence with a new Russian identity and the terminology used in various records, that Rus’ was indeed a unified political

  • Grand Duchess Anastasia Research Paper

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    The Grand Duchess Anastasia The mystery of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna has perplexed people for many years. A majority of people have questioned what really happened on the night of the Nikolaevna’s murder, and if there were any survivors of her family at all. Many wondered if there was any way possible for anyone to escape their awful fate that night. The mystery of Anastasia Nikolaevna is still puzzling to this day. The Romanov’s were of royalty in Russia. Her father, Nicholas II,

  • Reasons For The Assassination Of Romanovs

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    Anastasia's Rumors: Put to Rest like Her It would be nice to think that a child or two children could escape an unjust execution, but scientists, for years, have proven that it was impossible to achieve. Scientists have said, shortly after the Romanov family was executed, that it was proven that the entire Romanov family was killed in the basement in a house inside of Ekaterinburg, Russia. For years, people have tried to prove that it was possible to escape the basement the family was held in, but

  • Romanov Family

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    The absence of Princess Anastasia’s body in her family’s grave led many to believe she had possibly survived the mass murder of the Romanov family. Numerous women claimed the title of the lost Russian Princess, but as nearby graves unsurfaced, DNA evidence proved that Princess Anastasia had not survived and was only a short distance from her family. Anastasia was born in Petrodvorets, Russia on June 18, 1981. Her father was Nicholas II, the last Russian tsar. Her mother was Empress Alexandra, princess