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Russia reburies empress in imperial crypt (Reuters)
Populux | September 29, 2006 at 04:06 amby
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ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - Russia reburied the mother of its last tsar on Thursday nearly 90 years after the Bolshevik revolution forced her into exile, in a homecoming the country hopes will help reconcile it with its bloody past. Empress Maria Fyodorovna fled Russia after her son, Czar Nicholas II, was murdered by Bolsheviks. She died in her native Denmark with a last wish to be buried with her family in her adopted homeland. That request was finally fulfilled as the coffin with her remains ...