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100 years later, debate goes on over Russia’s last tsar


Saint or playboy? Blood-stained autocrat or family man; incompetent leader or just a victim of circumstance? One century after he ended Romanov rule, Russia’s last tsar still prompts heated debate.Nicholas II abdicated on March 2, 1917, or March 15 by the current calendar, in the royal train in the northwestern town of Pskov. “There is no consensus in society or among historians about Nicholas II,” says Boris Kolonitsky, a history professor at the European University at Saint Petersburg.Independent polling centre Levada last month found almost half of Russians feel positively about Nicholas II.President Vladimir Putin, despite his Soviet spy past, …read more

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