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US, European Scientists Report Findings of the Two Missing Romanov Children


Tatiana and Olga in back, Maria, Alexandra, Nicholas, Anastasia and, front, Alexei

An international team of researchers confirm the identity of the Tsar’s two missing children using forensic DNA testing.

Forensic DNA testing of skeletal remains of two individuals discovered in a field outside of Yekaterinburg, Russia in 2007 belong to the Tsarevich Alexei and one of his sisters, ending one of the greatest mysteries of the twentieth century. The study, is published March 11th in the online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal PLoS ONE.

dancing bears, painted wings, things i almost remember...Collapse )
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the report doesn't mention it, but most researchers are about 95% certain that the daughter who was missing was the third daughter, Maria, and not Anastasia like all the movies romanticise
Tags: royal family, russia
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