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Russia's Poklonskaya Unveils Monument to Emperor Nicholas II

She also ordered the creation of a sculptural composition with all members of the Romanov family killed by the Bolsheviks

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Natalia Poklonskaya, Crimea's Prosecutor General, has unveiled a monument to the last Russian Emperor, Nicholas II.

Rossiyskaya Gazeta reports that the monument is located in front of the Livadia Palace in Crimea. The bronze bust of the Emperor is one meter in height and is mounted on a marble base.

<figcaption>Honoring the Tsar</figcaption>
Honoring the Tsar

"If Russia takes a sacrifice, let it be me," Poklonskaya quoted the Emperor at the ceremony.

At the end of last year Poklonskaya gave Livadia Palace more than 80 photographs from the family archives of the last Russian Emperor, gifted to her by a monk from the Holy Dormition monastery in Crimea.

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