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My visit to Ganina Yama, Romanov burial site, Yekaterinburg

November 2001 “That’s where the Tsar was buried,” K had told me. “That” was a simple wooden Russian Orthodox cross set among snow-sprinkled trees. It was late 2001 and K and I were on the outskirts of Yekaterinburg, the city … Continue reading

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An unexpected treat: St Pancras Old Church, London

“Hmm, I wonder what’s up there?” I thought to myself as I walked from King’s Cross to the Carreras Cigar Factory in Camden. “There” was a flight of steps, stone, characterful and obviously old, probably something like a couple of … Continue reading

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Ganina Yama, Romanov burial site, Yekaterinburg

November 2001 “That’s where the Tsar was buried,” K had told me. “That” was a simple wooden Russian Orthodox cross set among snow-sprinkled trees. It was late 2001 and K and I were on the outskirts of Yekaterinburg, the city … Continue reading

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