Thursday, March 21, 2013

Nicholas and Alexander under arrest

March 21, 1917

The Provisional Government has ordered the arrest of Nicholas Romanov and Alexandra Feodorovna, the former Emperor and Empress of Russia, reports the New York Times.

 Duke Karl of Mecklenburg-Strelitz has also been arrested and brought "before the Duma,"  The Mecklenburg-Strelitz is a German royal house, but the Duke became a Russian citizen several days before the war began.

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