List of Russian saints
This list of Russian saints includes the saints canonized by the Russian Orthodox Church.Saints are sorted by their first names.See also the category Category:Russian saints.A more complete list of sa...
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Nicholas II of Russia - The Romanov Family:The last Royal Family of Russia
In Eglish On July 17, 1918, Bolshevik authorities, led by Yakov Yurovsky, shot Nicholas II, his immediate family, and four servants in the cellar of the Ipat...
Nicholas II of Russia
Nicholas II was the last Tsar of Russia. Here are some video clips from different archives. Included is also a clip of his visit in Finland 1915. That was on...
Nicholas II of Russia - Tsar's Family Death
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Foolishness for Christ
Foolishness for Christ refers to behavior such as giving up all one's worldly possessions upon joining a monastic order, or to deliberate flouting of society's conventions to serve a religious purpose...
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Solomonia Saburova
Saint Solomonia Yuryevna Saburova (Russian: Соломония Юрьевна Сабурова) (c. 1490 – 18 December 1542) was the first wife of Grand Prince Vasili III of Muscovy. She was canonized by the Russian Orth...
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Saint Ambrose of Optina
Saint Ambrose of Optina (Russian: Амвросий Оптинский; birth name: Aleksander Mikhaylovich Grenkov, Russian: Александр Михайлович Гренков, December 5, 1812, Bolshaya Lipovitsa settlement, Tambo...
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Sergius of Valaam
Saint Sergius of Valaam (Сергий Валаамский) was a Greek monk and wonderworker credited with bringing Orthodox Christianity to Karelian and Finnish people. Conflicting church traditions place him possi...
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Luka (Voyno-Yasenetsky)
Archbishop Luka (Luke, Russian: Архиепи́скоп Лука́, born Valentin Felixovich Voyno-Yasenetsky, Russian: Валенти́н Фе́ликсович Во́йно-Ясене́цкий; April 27/May 9, 1877 in Kerch - June 11, 1961,S...
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John of Tobolsk
Saint John of Tobolsk (1651–1715) was born in Uman, in the Kiev Oblast of Tsardom of Russia. He was the only one of the seven sons of Maxim Vasilkovsky Maximovitch to choose a career in the Eastern Or...
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Adrian of Poshekhonye
Venerable Adrian of Poshekhonye (died 1550) was a Russian Orthodox monk and iconographer, who was the founder and first igumen (abbot) of the Dormition monastery in Poshekhonye, north Yaroslavl regio...
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Matryona Nikonova
Matrona Dmitrievna Nikonova, (Russian: Блаженная Матрона Московская), the Blessed Eldress of Moscow, (1885 – May 2, 1952), also referred to as Matrona of Moscow. Matrona is a canonized saint...
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Abraham of Rostov
Saint Abraham of Rostov was born in the tenth century, to a non-Christian family in Galich, Russia. After a near-death experience and healing, Abraham converted to Christianity and became a monk.He p...
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1905 Russian Revolution
The Revolution of 1905 was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire. Some of it was directed against the government, while some was undirected. I...
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Eudoxia of Moscow
Eudoxia of Moscow (Russian: Евдокия Дмитриевна, Yevdokia Dmitriyevna)—monastic name Euphrosyne— (? – 1407) was a Grand Duchess of Muscovy and wife of Dmitry Donskoy.
Eudoxia was a daughter of ...
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Alexander Svirsky
Alexander Svirsky or Alexander of Svir (1448–1533) was an Eastern Orthodox saint, monk and hegumen of Russian Orthodox Church.Amos (his baptismal name) was born to an ordinary peasant family in the No...
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Adrian of Ondrusov
Venerable Adrian of Ondrusov (died August 26, 1549) was a Russian Orthodox monk and saint, venerated as a Wonderworker.Born Andrew Zavalushin into a noble family, he was the owner of a rich estate (An...
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Herman of Alaska
Saint Herman of Alaska (Russian: Преподобный Герман Аляскинский, c. 1750s – November 15, 1836) was a Russian Orthodox monk and missionary to Alaska, which was then part of Russian America. His gentle ...
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Nil Sorsky
Nil Sorsky (Russian: Нил Сорский, also Nilus of Sora and Nil Sorski; birth name Николай Майков or Nikolai Maikov) (c. 1433–1508) was a leader of the Russian medieval movement opposing ecclesiastic...
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Lev of Optina
Hieroschemamonk Leonid (Nagolkin) of Optina, also Leo (or Lev) of Optina, was a venerable elder of Optina Monastery and a founder of Optina's eldership.
The future St. Leonid was born Leo Danilevi...
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February Revolution
The February Revolution (Russian: Февра́льская револю́ция; [fʲɪvˈralʲskəjə rʲɪvɐˈlʲutsɨjə]) of 1917 was the first of two revolutions in Russia in 1917. It was centered on Petrograd, then the capi...
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Michael of Klopsk
Michael of Klopsk (Russian: Михаил Клопский - Mikhail Klopsky), died ca. 1458, was a 15th-century Russian Orthodox fool-for-Christ's-sake associated with the Klopsky Holy Trinity Monastery near No...
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Russo-Japanese War
The Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905) was "the first great war of the 20th century." It grew out of rival imperial ambitions of the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan ov...
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Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia
Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (Russian: Великая Княжна Анастасия Николаевна Романова, Velikaya Knyazhna Anastasiya Nikolayevna Romanova) (June 18 [O.S. June 5] 190...
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John the Hairy
Blessed John the Hairy (Russian: Иоанн Власатый, also known as John the Merciful of Rostov) was a holy fool (Yurodivy), of the Russian Orthodox Church in the second half of the 16th century. He e...
Nicholas of Japan
Saint Nicholas, Equal-to-the-Apostles, Archbishop of Japan, born Ivan Dimitrovich Kasatkin (Russian: Иван Дмитриевич Касаткин; August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1836 – February 16,...
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Andrey Bogolyubsky
Andrey I Yuryevich, commonly known under his sobriquet Andrey Bogolyubsky (Russian: Андрей Боголюбский, "Andrey the God-Loving") (c. 1111 – June 28, 1174) was Grand prince of Vladimir-Suzdal...
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Alexandra Feodorovna (Alix of Hesse)
Alexandra Feodorovna (Russian: Императрица Александра Фёдоровна, Imperatritsa Aleksandra Fyodorovna) (6 June 1872 – 17 July 1918), was Empress consort of Russia as the spouse of Nicholas II, the l...
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Isaiah of Rostov
Saint Isaiah of Rostov (fl. 1062 – died 1089 or 1090) was a Russian Christian missionary and bishop. His feast day in the Russian Orthodox Church is celebrated on May 15.Isaiah was born near Kiev. He ...
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