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  CalendarHome.com - - Calendar Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
He married Princess Irina of Russia, the Tsar's niece, and the marriage was extremely well-matched and very happy.
Felix and Irina successfully sued MGM through the English courts for invasion of privacy and libel in connection with the 1932 film Rasputin and the Empress.
The alleged libel was not that the character based on Felix had committed murder, but that the character based on Irina was portrayed as having been raped by Rasputin.
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  Princess Alix of Hesse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Princess Alix of Hesse, as Empress Alexandra Feodorovna of Russia (1872-1918)
Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Alix of Hesse and by Rhine (Alix Victoria Helena Louise Beatrice, 6 June 1872 - 17 July 1918), was the consort of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, the last Tsar of Russia.
Alexandra is remembered as the last Tsaritsa of Russia, as one of the most famous genetic carriers of hemophilia, as well as for her authoritarian control over the country.
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 Felix Yusupov - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Yusupov was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and died in Paris, France.
Rasputin, however, was apparently more interested in Yusupov's wife Irina, and it was on the pretext of a tryst with her that Felix invited him to the Moika Palace on the night he died.
Felix and Irina successfully sued MGM through the English courts for invasion of privacy and libel in connection with the 1932 film "Rasputin and the Empress".
www.open-encyclopedia.com /Felix_Yussupov   (348 words)

 Royal Russia - The Fate of the Romanovs: The Survivors
Princess Helen Petrovna was the daughter of the King of Serbia and widow of the murdered Prince Ioann Constantinovich.
Princess Helen had served as a nurse during the War and had joined her husband in the Urals, but was arrested and sent to Perm and later Moscow.
Princess Irina Pavlovna Paley married and subsequently divorced Prince Feodor Alexandrovich of Russia and remarried Hubert de Monbrison.
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 felix yussupov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
His family were descendants of Tatars, fabulously wealthy, and it was in their Moika Palace (one of many luxurious estates) that he and Grand Duke Dmitri killed Rasputin, though no mention of this event is made during the tour of the Yusupov Palace in St. Petersburg.
Rasputin, however, was apparently more interested in Irina, and it was on the pretext of a tryst with her that Felix invited him to the Moika Palace on the night he died.
Some of the financial pain was alleviated when Felix and Irina successfully sued MGM for invasion of privacy and libel in connection with the 1932 film "Rasputin and the Empress".
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Felix_Yussupov.html   (420 words)

 Alexander Palace Time Machine - Princess Zenaida Yussupov
Princess Zenaide Yusupov was born in 1861, the second daughter of Prince Nicholas Yusupov, Grand Master of the Ceremonies at the Court of Alexander II, and Countess Tatiana Ribeaupierre.
Irina contacted Crown Princess Cecile of Prussia, asking that she intercede with her father-in-law, but Wilhelm was unwilling to release the Yusupovs; instead, he offered them their choice of one of three country estates for the duration of the War, assuring them that they would be comfortable and protected.
Accompanied by Irina and their daughter, he left Petrograd for the family estate of Rakitnoye in central Russia; Zenaide and her husband quickly followed them, and the family passed a cold, uncomfortable winter in the isolated house, far removed from the tumultuous events that erupted in Petrograd in February of 1917.
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Since the princess was born into a family that reigned over a kingdom, she was by definition of royal birth.
Paul's father, Emperor Peter III of Russia, was by birth Prince Peter of Holstein-Gottorp, the son of a German sovereign, the reigning Duke of Holstein-Gottorp.
In 1889, Grand Duke Peter Nikolayevich of Russia married Princess Militza of Montenegro,[65] a daughter of an Orthodox sovereign, Prince Nicholas I of Montenegro.
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 Encyclopedia: Felix Yusupov
Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia Nicholas II of Russia (18 May 1868 – 17 July 1918) was the last crowned Emperor of Russia.
Princess Irina of Russia (1895-1970) Princess Irina of Russia (In Russian Княжна Ирина Александровна Романова) (July 3, 1895 - February 26, 1970) was the daughter of Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich of Russia and Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna.
Siberia Siberia (Russian:, common English transliterations: Sibir, Sibir; possibly from the Mongolian for the calm land) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of northern Asia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Felix-Yusupov   (1292 words)

 Women in Alaska's History - Catherine the II of Russia
Empress Catherine the II of Russia, also known as Catherine "the great" was born Princess Sophia August Frederika on May 2, 1729 in the Baltic seaport town of Stettin.
She originally came to Russia at the invitation of Empress Elizaveta (Elizabeth) to become the wife of the heir to the throne, Peter Feodorovich.
She was crowned Empress of All Russia on September 22, 1762, in the Dormition Cathedral of the Moscow Kremlin.
library.thinkquest.org /11313/Early_History/Russians/CatherineII.html   (1017 words)

 Russian Royal Family
Nicholas was engaged to Princess Dagmar of Denmark but died after an attack of bronchitis (some sources quote meningitis) a couple of months before the intended marriage.
Princess Leonida is from the former Royal House of Georgia and is a sister to Prince Irakly of Bagration-Mukhransky
Mathilde was one of the greatest ballerina of her generation and mistress of three Russian Grand Dukes including the future Emperor Nicholas II of all the Russias.
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Princess Eleni of Greece and Denmark, daughter of
Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia 1903-1918 and Princess Zorka
Princess Margarita of Greece and Denmark, daughter of
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 Abramovich Hustles Through Divorce Proceedings - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Russian oil billionaire Roman Abramovich was a struggling businessman when he married Irina, his second wife, in 1991 and his entire wealth has been built up during the marriage, which should have given Irina plenty of bargaining power in the recent divorce settlement.
Irina has apparently been given cash and property worth between £1 billion ($1.95 billion) and £2 billion ($3.89 billion) out of her husband's fortune, though Russia's secretive legal system means exact details of the settlement aren't likely to be made public.
The privacy afforded to Abramovich by Russia's Byzantine legal system clearly meant a lot to the oligarch, who made his fortune in a series of controversial oil-export deals in the early 1990s.
www.forbes.com /facesinthenews/2007/03/16/abramovich-divorce-russia-face-cx_cn_0316autofacescan01.html   (662 words)

 The Romanoff Family Association
After the October Revolution, those of the members of the Romanoff Family, who were able to leave Russia and avoid the fate of sixteen of their relatives found themselves in various countries, usually close to their European relatives.
Most of the Princes and Princesses of Russia chose their spouses among the members of great historic Russian families as they no longer could bear the idea of seeking a husband or a wife in the traditional German breeding grounds.
As their next step the founding Princes and Princesses proposed to all princes and princesses born after the Revolution, whose addresses were known and whose desire to be part of a Family Association was obvious, to confirm their agreement to become members of the Romanoff Family Association.
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 felix yusupov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Felix was raised in opulent excess by his doting mother.
Felix and Irina successfully sued MGM for invasion of privacy and libel in connection with the 1932 film "Rasputin and the Empress".
Felix also was able to sell a pair of Rembrandt paintings from his palace for a significant fortune.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /felix_yusupov.html   (322 words)

 Women in Alaska's History - Irina Yanovskii
Irina was the daughter of the Indian Princess that Alexander Baranof had married.
Irina and her husband took over where her Mother and Father had left off continuing the family legacy in Alaska.
She was a born leader and a wonderful wife and as such an invaluable part of her husbands command.
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In 1889, Grand Duke Peter Nikolayevich of Russia married Princess Militza of Montenegro(61), a daughter of an Orthodox sovereign, Prince Nicholas I of Montenegro.
In 1911, Prince Ioann Constantinovich of Russia contracted an equal marriage with Princess Helen of Serbia, a granddaughter of Nicholas I of Montenegro.
Princess Helene, a daughter of the French pretender, the Comte de Paris, was a member of the Orleans dynasty, which had been dethroned in France in 1848.
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 Rajan Menon: Russia's Quagmire
Russia’s industrialization had accelerated in the last decades of the 19th century but could not forestall the widening of the economic and military gap between Russia and Europe’s other powers.
Russia’s fragile democracy has been weakened by a political climate pervaded by the fear of terrorism; xenophobia is rising, with Chechens and other groups from the Caucasus its main targets and the police perpetrating, rather than preventing, abuse; civil liberties and press freedoms are being restricted.
Because Russia is telling the story, the terrorism associated with the war in Chechnya is portrayed as senseless violence perpetrated by bloody-minded Chechens against innocent Russians.
bostonreview.net /BR29.3/menon.html   (9423 words)

 Grant Menzies - Time of Rainbows: Russian Émigré Memoirists
Economically, Russia was going great guns before the revolution; a middle class, despite being un-Russian in concept, was becoming a buffer between the tsar at the top and the hordes of "The People" below.
Russia's very variety and flexibility was her strongest suit, and with better governmental luck could have helped ease the country into becoming a truly representative democracy.
Prince Gabriel Konstantinovich and Princess Helena Petrovna also wrote memoirs, but unfortunately the latter are hard to come by, and the only English translation of the former was destroyed in bombings in Beirut.
www.russiarevisited.com /books/menzies/gmenzies.htm   (967 words)

 Royalty.nu - Nicholas and Alexandra - The Last Romanovs - Anastasia Romanov and Anna Anderson
Nicholas's wife Alexandra was born Alix, Princess of Hesse-Darmstadt, the daughter of Princess Alice of England and Grand Duke Louis of Hesse.
Crown Princess Cecilie, the daughter-in-law of the former kaiser and a relative of Anastasia, came to believe that Anderson was the lost grand duchess.
National Geographic's Russia's Last Tsar, narrated by Jeremy Irons, features a good deal of interesting newsreel footage of the epoch and a lot of affecting snapshots of their family.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/Russia/Anastasia.html   (4271 words)

 Women's WORLD
The dramatic takeoff of women's literature in Russia, in the late eighties and early nineties, was based on considerable previous developments in Russian, Soviet, and post-Soviet culture.
During the Soviet period, women wrote poems, novels, and articles as often as men; in fact, their writing was hardly distinguishable from that of men in its approach and subject matter since both were constrained to follow the letter and spirit of Socialist Realism.
Many older women (in Russia, women, on the average live twelve years longer than men) suffer extreme poverty and beg in the streets because they cannot survive on their tiny pensions.
www.wworld.org /publications/powerword2/11russian.htm   (2896 words)

 Felix Yussupov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Rasputin, however, was apparently more interested inYusupov's wife Irina, and it was on the pretext of a tryst with her that Felix invited him to the Moika Palace on the night hedied.
The Yusupov family fled Russia with some of theirgreat wealth but lived out their lives as emigrees in greatly reduced circumstances.
Felix and Irina successfully sued MGM for invasion of privacy and libel in connection with the 1932 film "Rasputinand the Empress".
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 Russia Heads
The daughter of Pavel I Petrovich Romanov, Tsar of Russia and Sophie Marie Dorothea von W├╝rttemberg, known as Tsarina Maria Fyodorovna, she was mother of two sons by her first husband, and two daughters by her second, and lived (1788-1819).
It was during this time, when Russia's government seemed adrift, that the Dowager Empress lost complete faith in her daughter-in-law's involvement in governing the empire.
Born as Princess Dagmar of Denmark, she was mother of five children, and lived (1847-1928).
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 "Beauty In Exile" by Alexandre Vassiliev - Scenographer, Costume Designer, Fashion Historian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Peter the Great's inquisitive buffoonery at the court of the young Louis XV, Catherine the Great's efforts at pulling Europe toward Russia and those of her grandson Alexander I at pulling Russia toward Europe, the fashions worn by visiting empresses, all contributed something Russian to a west fascinated by the quasi-oriental charms of Slavdom.
Vassiliev's book, for all its inventorying of the effects of Russian culture on the west much of which culture was ironically a reflection of Europeanization carried out in Russia generations before is less a fond backward glance at frivolities of fashion than a sober memorial to the bravery and talents of the Russian exiles.
Still, there was a little happiness for Lud at the end: in 1982, she married a childhood friend, Pierre de la Grandière, and lived with him in the French Alps until her death from cancer in 1990.
www.vassiliev.com /review.htm   (2430 words)

 The Tsar's Mother: Marie Feodorovna (1847-1928)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
She feared that the arrival of this German princess, who was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, was going to diminish her influence with Nicholas, and even displace her from her son's adoring heart.
As Russia's military woes piled and the army turned into a disorganized embarrassment, Nicholas and Alexandra were blamed for the disasters affecting the country.
While revolution spread throughout Russia, Marie-Feodorovna was joined in her seaside refuge by Grand Duke Alexander and Grand Duchess Xenia, their six sons, Prince Youssoupov, his parents and his wife Grand Duchess Irina, daughter of Xenia and Alexander, and Grand Duchess Olga and her new husband Colonel Koulikovsky.
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 Sister Alyonushka and Brother vanushka
But when Princess Vassilissa awoke and learnt that she was far, far away from the blue sea, she began sobbing and weeping and her face turned dark with grief.
The archer brought the dress to the king, but Princess Vassilissa was as stubborn as ever and said that she would not marry him until he had made the archer take a dip in boiling water.
The king at once ordered an iron cauldron to be filled with water, the water to be heated, and as soon as it came to the boil, the archer to be thrown in it.
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 Russia Ministers
Federal Republic of Russia/ Rossiiskaija Federatsija/Rossija (Female Suffrage 1917) A former Empire became a Soviet Republic in 1917 and was part of the Soviet Union 1922 until it regained its independence 26.12.91
In 1992 She was candidate for the post of Defence Minister and 1996 she put her name forward for the candidacy for the Presidential elections but was turned down because of technicalities but planned to stand for Governor of Sct.
Russia before she was elected Governor of St. Petersborg.
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 Jewels of Grandduchess Xenia Romanov | Ruby and Emerald Set Wedding-gift of the Tsar
HH Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia (1895-1970), married Prince Felix Yusupov (1887-1967) and her family settled in Paris.
HH Prince Fyodor Alexandrovich of Russia (1898-1968), married morganatically HSH Princess Irina Pavlovna Paley (1903-1990), daughter of the Grand Duke Paul.
The Emperor's sister, the Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna and her husband Alexander were among those lucky enough to escape from Russia on a warship, having separated from her husband, the Grand Duke Alexander Mikhailovich lived the rest of her life as a "grace and favor" guest of the British Monarchs at Hampton Court Palace.
www.royal-magazin.de /russia/grossfuerstin-xenia-alexandrowna.htm   (1144 words)

 PDS Russia Religion News August 1999
The persistent pattern of anti-Semitism and the pernicious practice of persecution of Jews in Russia was identified and summarized by CHRA in March of 1996: This phenomenon [i.e., steadily growing anti-Semitism in an atmosphere of economic hardship following the breakup of the FSU] is exploited by politicians and elected officials for political gain.
Welcome to Russia at the end of the millenium - a place that is striving to be a civil society but remains marked by hints of historic pogroms.
On 5-6 August a conference of Catholic bishop of Russia was held in the cathedral.
www.stetson.edu /~psteeves/relnews/9908b.html   (5766 words)

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