Friday, March 6, 2009

Mystery of Anastasia -- Daughter of the Last Czar -- Solved

Confusion reigned for 90 years about a possible surviving daughter of Czar Nicholas II, the last Imperial ruler of Russia. Now a report reveals how modern investigators established that neither Anastasia nor the czar's other children found a fairy tale ending. Bolsheviks killed Czar Nicholas II, Empress Alexandra, and their 5 children in 1918.

DNA analysis linked a known grave for most of the murdered Romanov family with two human remains found in 2007. Russian authorities confirmed the discovered bodies as the last missing children in mid-2008, after getting results from labs in Russia, the U.S. and U.K.

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