Postcard from Yekaterinburg

DavidMurphy57, Going Postal

The Church on Blood in Honour of All Saints Resplendent in the Russian Land (Russian: Храм-на-Крови́ во и́мя Всех святы́х, в земле́ Росси́йской просия́вших) is a Russian Orthodox church built on the site of the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg, where Nicholas II, the last Emperor of Russia, and his family, along with members of the household, were shot by the Bolsheviks during the Russian Civil War. The church commemorates the Romanov sainthood.

Church on the Blood. Built on the site of the Ipatiev house, where the Romanovs were murdered in 1918. The original building was demolished in 1977 by order of Boris Yeltsin.

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