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Remains of Russian empress sail for St Petersburg (Reuters)
Populux | September 23, 2006 at 08:06 pmby
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ROSKILDE, Denmark (Reuters) - A ship carrying the remains of the mother of Russia's last tsar set sail on Saturday from Denmark for Russia, where they will be laid to rest next to her late husband in accordance with her wishes. The reburial of Empress Maria Fyodorovna, mother of Nicholas II, has been postponed several times because of a Russian-Danish row over a Chechen conference held in Denmark in 2002 and Denmark's release from detention of a Chechen rebel envoy. Danish Queen Margrethe II sat ...