“She would look sadly up after them and feel like crying; but mermaids can't weep and
that makes their suffering even deeper and greater.”
- Hans Christian Andersen
history meme: (1/5) assassinations — romanov sisters
and their parents.
On July 17, 1918, Bolshevik authorities acting on Yakov Sverdlov’s orders in Moscow and led locally by Filip Goloscheckin and Yakov Yurovsky, shot Nicholas II, his immediate family, and four servants in the cellar of the Ipatiev House in Yekaterinburg, Russia (+more).