Countess Anastasia Hendrikova
Countess Anastasia Vasilyevna Hendrikova, (23 June 1887 – 4 September 1918), was a lady in waiting at the court of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra. She was arrested by the Bolsheviks and shot t...
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State atheism
State atheism is the official promotion of atheism by a government. In contrast, a secular state purports to be officially neutral in matters of religion, supporting neither religion nor irreligion. ...
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Anna Demidova
Anna Stepanovna Demidova (1878 - July 17, 1918) was a maid in the service of Tsarina Alexandra of Russia, who was murdered alongside her employer in 1918.She shared the Romanov family's exile at Tobol...
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Massacres during the Greek Revolution
There were numerous massacres during the Greek War of Independence perpetrated by both the Ottoman forces and the Greek revolutionaries. The war was characterized by a lack of respect for civilian lif...
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Ivan Kharitonov
Ivan Mikhailovich Kharitonov (Russian: Иван Михайлович Харитонов; 1872 - July 17, 1918, was a cook at the court of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. He followed the Romanov family into internal exile fo...
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New Martyr
The title of New Martyr or Neomartyr (Greek: νεο-, neo, the prefix for "new"; and μάρτυς, martys, "witness") of the Eastern Orthodox Church was originally given to martyrs who died under heretical...
Greek genocide
The Greek genocide, part of which is known as the Pontic genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population from its historic homeland in Asia Minor, central Anato...
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Eugene Botkin
Eugene Botkin, also Yevgeny Sergeyevich Botkin (Russian: Евге́ний Серге́евич Бо́ткин; 27 March 1865 – 17 July 1918) was the court physician for Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandra and, while in...
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Persecution of Christians in the Soviet Union
Throughout the history of the Soviet Union (1922-1991), Soviet authorities suppressed and persecuted various forms of Christianity to different extents depending on the particular era. Soviet policy,...
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Catherine Schneider
Catherine Adolphovna Schneider (Russian: Екатерина Адольфовна Шнейдер; German: Catharina Schneider) (1856 – September 4, 1918) was a tutor at the court of Tsar Nicholas II and Tsarina Alexandr...
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Society of the Godless
The League of Militant Atheists (Russian: Союз воинствующих безбожников Soyuz voinstvuyushchikh bezbozhnikov); Society of the Godless (Общество безбожников Obshchestvo bezbozhnikov); Union of the ...
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Population exchange between Greece and Turkey
The 1923 population exchange between Greece and Turkey (Greek: Ἡ Ἀνταλλαγή, Turkish: Mübâdele) stemmed from the "Convention Concerning the Exchange of Greek and Turkish Populations" signed at ...
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Varlik Vergisi
Varlık Vergisi ("wealth tax" or "capital tax") was a Turkish tax levied on the wealthy citizens of Turkey in 1942, with the stated aim of raising funds for the country's defense in case of an eventual...
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Istanbul Pogrom
The Istanbul pogrom, also known as the Istanbul riots or September events (Greek: Σεπτεμβριανά Septemvriana, "Events of September"; Turkish: 6–7 Eylül Olayları, "Events of September 6–7"), was...
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Alexei Trupp
Aloise (Alexei) Yegorovich Trupp (Russian: Алоизий (Алексей) Егорович Трупп, 1858 - July 17, 1918), was a footman of in the household of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Trupp was born in Vitebsk Gover...
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Greeks in Turkey
The Greeks in Turkey (Turkish: Rumlar) constitute a population of Greek and Greek-speaking Eastern Orthodox Christians who mostly live in Istanbul, as well as on the two islands of the western ent...
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Religion in the Soviet Union
When the Soviet Union was established by the Bolsheviks in 1922, it was the constitutional organization which took over from the Russian Empire. At the time of the 1917 Revolution, the Russian Orthodo...
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