‘Ritual Killing’? Probe Into Murder Of Tsar’s Family Spotlights Old ‘Anti-Semitic’ Conspiracy Theory

November 28, 2017, Written by

Written By Tom Balmforth, RFERL





Moscow Patriarch In No Hurry To Solve Romanov Mystery

Russian investigators say they are probing the possibility that Tsar Nicholas II and his family were murdered in a “ritual killing,” appearing to give new life to an old conspiracy theory criticized by Jewish community members as blatantly anti-Semitic.

Romanov Descendants Demand Public Trial Of Tsar’s Murder As 100 Year Anniversary Approaches

The revelation echoes a conspiracy theory that the Bolshevik Revolution 100 years ago and the murder of Nicholas II were a Jewish plot. It came to light at a conference at Moscow’s Sretensky Monastery on November 27 attended by the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, that was called to discuss a new investigation into the tsar’s murder…

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