Why does a Brit care about Nicholas II and the Romanovs?

Why does a Brit fight for the truth about Nicholas II and the Romanovs? LIFESTYLE ALEXANDRA GUZEVA Paul Gilbert, founder of Royal Russia organization Many people around the world are interested in Russia’s last tsar, but few are so passionate … Continue reading

Investors lose over US$8 million invested in Russian ‘Treasure Ship’ ICO

Over US$8 Million Lost by 2,600 Investors in South Korea’s ‘Treasure Ship’ ICO Featured image from Shutterstock. Millions of dollars are estimated to have been sunk by investors seeking a piece of the ‘Russian treasure ship’ ICO fronted by a … Continue reading

Nicholas II is Russia’s most popular historical figure

  Nicholas II, Stalin and Lenin top popularity rating of Russian historical figures by Paul Gilbert Recent poll shows Nicholas II as the most popular figure in the 20th century Russian history Note: this article has been edited and updated with … Continue reading

Favorite 100th anniversary of the death of the last Russian Tsar

The End of Tsars: What if the Romanov’s weren’t murdered? AMI Newswire by Kathryn Colucci July 17th will mark exactly a century since Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra and their children were murdered by the Bolsheviks. While that act … Continue reading

CAN LAVROV’S VISIT TO TOKYO BECOME PRELUDE TO PEACE TREATY WITH JAPAN?

CAN LAVROV’S VISIT TO TOKYO BECOME PRELUDE TO PEACE TREATY WITH JAPAN? © 2018 Nicolas Datiche/Pool Photo via AP Nobuo Shimotomai The years 2018-2020 may become the turning point for Northeast Asia, where Russia and Japan will play no less … Continue reading

Japan lauds Vladimir Putin’s victory as part of Russo-Japanese diplomacy

NATIONAL / POLITICS Japan lauds Vladimir Putin’s victory as isle row anchors Russo-Japanese diplomacy BY DAISUKE KIKUCHI STAFF WRITER The government on Monday welcomed the re-election of Russian President Vladimir Putin and pledged to continue talks with Moscow on settling a long-standing territorial … Continue reading

110 years after Russo-Japanese War, one battle remains

Still cranky after all these years Japan’s plan to resolve a 70-year-old row with Russia is failing The Kuril islanders are not that keen on Japanese investment and tourism  Print edition | Asia Kurilsk and Nemuro RUSSIAN sounds familiar to Yoi … Continue reading

Russia claims it can wipe out whole US Navy without firing a shot

Russia claims it can wipe out whole US Navy without firing a shot and has already paralysed American destroyer Russia has claimed it can wipe out the whole of the US Navy at the flick of a switch – and … Continue reading

U.S.-Russia relationship has been testy, not special

Can Donald Trump handle diplomacy the way Theodore Roosevelt did? HOT AND COLD Todd Culbertson column: U.S.-Russia relationship has been testy, not special Todd Culbertson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In December 1988, President-elect George Bush, President Ronald Reagan, and Soviet President … Continue reading

28% of Russians want a return of the monarchy

New Poll Shows 28% of Russians Support Restoration of Monarchy Topic: Russian Monarchy This article has been revised and edited from its original by Paul Gilbert, Founder of Royal Russia © 2017   Despite more than 70 years of Communist … Continue reading

100 years ago, Russia’s last #Czar abdicated. Will Putin be named Czar?

The Abdication of Nicholas II Left Russia Without a Czar for the First Time in 300 Years Events in Saint Petersburg 100 years ago brought the end to the Romanov dynasty image: https://thumbs-media.smithsonianmag.com/filer/3d/47/3d473844-fadb-44ac-9510-69a1e1b9ed3f/nikolaus_ii_russland-wr.jpg__800x600_q85_crop_subject_location-541%2C173.jpgNicholas II with guards outside the imperial palace. … Continue reading

Could Putin be named Tsar? School for future monarchs prepares for return of Tsarism

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 ‘Russia’s soul is monarchic’: Tsarist School Wants to Reverse 100 Years of History Topic: Russian Monarchy Headteacher Zurab Chavchavadze. Photograph: Shaun Walker/Guardian   by Shaun Walker © originally published in The Guardian on 6th March 2017. Royal … Continue reading

In 1904, Russia and Japan Went to War (And Asia Has Never Been the Same Since)

THE BUZZ In 1904, Russia and Japan Went to War (And Asia Has Never Been the Same Since) Robert Farley World War I and World War II so transformed the maps of both Europe and Asia that discerning the influence … Continue reading

The end of the Romanovs

The end of the Romanovs THE ROMANOVS. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: OLGA, MARIA, NICHOLAS II, ALEXANDRA, ANASTASIA, ALEXEI, AND TATIANA. PICTURED AT LIVADIA PALACE IN 1913. IN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS. On 17 July 1918, after three centuries … Continue reading

Why Did Japan Treat Jews Differently During World War II?

During World War II, why did the Japanese refuse orders from Nazi Germany, its wartime ally, to kill all the Jews within its borders? A new book from Academic Studies Press, “Under the Shadow of the Rising Sun: Japan and … Continue reading

The Lives of the Romanov Tsars

Although I haven’t yet had a chance to read this book, here’s yet another great review for Simon Sebag Montefiore’s Romanovs. s Lives and Deaths of the Tsars BOOKS January 2, 2017 Issue Robert E. Scully The Romanovs Simon Sebag … Continue reading

100th Anniversary of the completion of the Trans-Siberian Railway

100th Anniversary of the completion of the Trans-Siberian Railway: Five facts about the world’s longest rail line The impressive infrastructural feat was completed in 1916 and remains the backbone of Russia Rachael Revesz New York Labourers worked to build the … Continue reading

On 98th Anniversary of Romanovs’ Execution, Ship is Refitted

Historic Russian ship returns to mooring after refit SAINT PETERSBURG: Russian cruiser Aurora, whose salvo against the Winter Palace sounded the start of the 1917 revolution, returned to its mooring in Saint Petersburg Saturday after a year-and-a-half of restoration work. … Continue reading

New Book Tells Story of Doomed Romanovs

This May will see the release of Simon Sebag Montefiore’s The Romanovs: 1613-1918 in the United States. It is an exhaustive look at the full sweeping arc of Russia’s doomed royal family. The public has an insatiable appetite for the … Continue reading

Japan Shatters Russia’s Global Perception (1904-05)

1904-5 The Russo-Japanese War: Japan Shatters Russia’s Navy and Global Perceptions   Japan is seen as an ultramodern tech giant today, and not many people really doubt their military power. That was far from the case in the late 19th … Continue reading

Chronicle Covers: Going all in on the Russo-Japanese War

Chronicle Covers: Going all in on the Russo-Japanese War By Tim O’Rourke Never let it be said that The Chronicle shied away from Russo-Japanese War coverage. The front page from Feb. 27, 1904, covers the Battle of Port Arthur a … Continue reading

Russia Takes (Yet Another) Look at its ‘Unpredictable Past’

  Russia takes (yet another) look at its ‘unpredictable past’ A NEW LENS A recently opened exhibit introduces the Russia public to a different view of the czars – and shows a strong bias for strong leadership and territorial expansion. … Continue reading

Russian investigators open coffin of next-to-last czar

Efforts still underway to officially identify 2 bodies as belonging to Czar Nicholas II’s family. Russian investigators open coffin of next-to-last czar to collect DNA Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Investigators have opened the coffin of Russia’s next-to-last czar … Continue reading