KREMLIN ABANDONS IDEA OF SPECIAL STATUS FOR IMPERIAL FAMILY.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 112
There are no plans to grant official state status to the Romanovfamily, the office of First Deputy Premier Boris Nemtsov saidlast week. (Interfax, June 8) Nemtsov’s office did however confirmthat such an idea was "briefly" considered a coupleof months ago, at which time it provoked a strong protest fromthe grand old man of Russian letters, Academician Dmitri Likhachev.The Romanovs ruled Russia from 1613 until 1917.
Russia’s Communists Reject Yeltsin’s Proposal to Bury Lenin.