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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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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Canonization of the Romanovs
Canonization of the Romanovs: Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, his wife Tsarina Alexandra, and their five children Olga, Tatiana, Maria, Anastasia, and Alexei are saints of the Orthodox Church (variously d...
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Gavriil of Belostok
Gavriil Belostoksky or Zabludowsky (alternatively Gavrila or Gabriel, Russian: Гавриил Белостокский) (April 2 1684 - April 20, 1690) is a child saint in the Russian Orthodox Church. The legend of...
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Barbara (Yakovleva)
Barbara Yakovleva (Russian: Варвара Яковлева; died July 18, 1918), called Nun Barbara, was a Russian Orthodox nun in the convent of Grand Duchess Elizabeth Fyodorovna. She was killed by the Bolshe...
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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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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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Saint Benjamin of Petrograd
Saint Benjamin of Petrograd (Russian: Вениамин Петроградский, Veniamin Petrogradsky, 29 April [O.S. 17 April] 1873 – 13 August [O.S. 31 July] 1922) born Vasily ...
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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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Barlaam of Kiev
Barlaam of Kiev (Russian: Варлаам Печерский, Varlaam Pecherskiy) was an Eastern Orthodox saint. He was the first abbot of the monastery Kiev Pechersk Lavra, located in Kiev, Rus', and served toget...
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Ōtsu incident
The Ōtsu incident (大津事件, Ōtsu Jiken) was a failed assassination attempt on Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia (later Emperor Nicholas II of Russia) on 11 May [O.S. 29 April...
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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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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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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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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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Vasily of Pavlovsky Posad
St Basil of Pavlovsky Posad, born Vasily Gryaznov (1816 – February 16, 1869), also known as Holy Vasily, is a Russian saint, glorified in 1999 for living a righteous life.
Gryaznov was born in th...
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Artemius of Verkola
Artemius (Artemy) of Verkola (Russian: Артемий Веркольский; 1532 - 23 June 1544) is a child saint venerated in the Russian Orthodox Church.According to his hagiography, he was an unusually pious p...
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