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What Hair and Eyes Color did Romanov Sisters Have?
Question by With her head in the clouds: What color hair and eyes did the four Romanov sisters have? I've been researching them and have been coming with conflicting information. Answers and Views: Answer by ssss Sandy hair color (Light brown) … [Read more...] about What Hair and Eyes Color did Romanov Sisters Have?
Dinner for a Russian Superstar Goes to the Dogs
By Amy Phillips Penn Years ago a Russian superstar dancer managed to defect from Russia in a daring escape. He fled to the United States, where he became an instant celebrity. Tickets for his performances were sold out, he was photographed in … [Read more...] about Dinner for a Russian Superstar Goes to the Dogs
Peter the Great – A Great Emperor Who Engineered the Rise of Russia
By David Paul Wagner Peter I of Russia (1672-1725), commonly known as Peter the Great, was one of the greatest czars (rulers) of Russia. He is famous for introducing Western civilization and technology to Russia and for making Russia, till then … [Read more...] about Peter the Great – A Great Emperor Who Engineered the Rise of Russia
Catherine the Great – Empress and Autocrat of 18th Century Russia
Empress Catherine II of Russia (1729-86), commonly known as Catherine the Great, was one of Russia's greatest and most energetic rulers. Following in the footsteps of her predecessor Peter I (Peter the Great), she pursued the Westernization and … [Read more...] about Catherine the Great – Empress and Autocrat of 18th Century Russia