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Nicholas and Alexandra Setting & Symbolism

Robert K. Massie
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Objects/Places

Moscow

Moscow is the capital of Russia. It is the center of the commerce, trade and transportation for the country.

St. Petersburg

St. Petersburg is a city on the river Neva. It is where the Winter Palace is located and also the area where the Tsar Alexander and Empress Marie preferred to reside.

Gatchina

Gatchina is the site of a palace where the Tsar Alexander III prefers to live. It is about twenty-five miles southwest of St. Petersburg.

Hesse Darnstadt

Hess Darnstadt is the grand duchy in Germany that is the home of Princess Alix.

London

London is the home of Queen Victoria who is the grandmother of Princess Alix. Nicholas and Alix spend six weeks there with the Queen after the announcement of their engagement.

Simbirsk

Simbirisk is a town on the Volga River where Kerensky and Lenin grew up.

Shushenskoe

Shushenskoe is a town in Siberia...

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