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April 30, 1992 | NATALIA SHULYAKOVSKAYA and CAREY GOLDBERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Under the majestic golden dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral, several thousand Russians paid their final respects Wednesday to Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich, the heir to the Romanov throne, in the country's first royal funeral service in more than seven decades. Alexi II, patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, led the five-hour memorial rite, replete with heavy incense and hundreds of tapers.
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April 30, 1992 | NATALIA SHULYAKOVSKAYA and CAREY GOLDBERG, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Under the majestic golden dome of St. Isaac's Cathedral, several thousand Russians paid their final respects Wednesday to Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich, the heir to the Romanov throne, in the country's first royal funeral service in more than seven decades. Alexi II, patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, led the five-hour memorial rite, replete with heavy incense and hundreds of tapers.
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April 22, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The successor to the Russian throne, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich Romanov, collapsed and died Tuesday at a news briefing. He was 74. The grand duke was in Miami to talk with a forum of civic leaders. He was speaking with members of the Spanish language media at the Northern Trust Bank Tuesday morning when he fell unconscious. He was pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital shortly before 2 p.m., hospital spokeswoman Odalys Lloret said. The cause of death was not immediately known.
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November 7, 1991 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A hush fell over the crowd at the ornate St. Isaak's Cathedral on Wednesday night as a 74-year-old Romanov, the pretender to the Russian imperial throne, bowed his head and kissed a cross hanging from the neck of Patriarch Alexei II, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church.
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November 8, 1991 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There was something for everyone on Thursday as this historic city marked the 74th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in a style never seen before. A pitiful band of about 1,000 Communists gathered near the battleship Aurora, famous for its role in the revolution. But their faint cries of "Long live the revolution!" were drowned out by merrymaking elsewhere. At Palace Square, St. Petersburg Mayor Anatoly A.
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November 27, 1990 | CAREY GOLDBERG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Their ancestors were dashing princes and graceful duchesses, aristocrats from France, Prussia and Sweden, scions of the noble houses of Old Russia. They lived among gilt, marble and mirrors, waltzing in satin and jewels, attended by dozens of servants on palatial estates.
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