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In the House of Romanov waiting for the opinion of the Russian Orthodox Church about the authenticity of the remains of the Royal family

In the Russian Imperial house will not make the decision about the authenticity of the remains of Nicholas II and his family before it will make the Russian Orthodox Church, said Friday, RIA Novosti Director of the office of the head of the Russian Imperial house, Alexander Zakatov.

Earlier the investigator for particularly important cases under the Chairman of SC of the Russian Federation Marina Molodtsova has told reporters that found in 2007 in Porosenkov log human remains belong to children of Nicholas II - Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria. Also in the UK denied the version that the bodies were destroyed with sulfuric acid.

In the Russian Church remember Nicholas Romanov and his family

Orthodox believers on Friday, the day of the Royal martyrs, remember those killed in 1918, the Russian Emperor Nicholas II and his family.

Nicholas Romanov (who was not Emperor) and his family – wife Alexandra, son Alexei, and daughters Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia were shot on 17 July 1918 in Yekaterinburg. Together with them, the Bolsheviks executed entourage: servants, and a doctor. The murder occurred in the Ipatiev house, after which their remains were taken out of the city in Ganina Pit where, according to one version, dismembered and burned. The Russian Orthodox Church in 2000 canonized Nicholas Romanov and his family as Holy martyrs.