Friday, March 6, 2009

More threats for Grand Duke Wladimir

March 6, 1905

Security has been tightened at the palace of Grand Duke Wladimir, who is the uncle of Nicholas II. He is said to be at the top of a list for assassination by terrorists. Sentries outside the palace have been doubled and "have been ordered to exercise special watchfulness."
Recently, a terrorist donned the uniform of a General and tried to gain access to the Grand Duke. He was caught, and searched, and founded to be in possession of a loaded revolver.

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