The Russian Imperial House Express Condolences to the Families of the Victims of the Sheremetevo Tragedy

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The Head of the Imperial House of Russia, H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria of Russia, and her son and heir, H.I.H. the Tsesarevich and Grand Duke George of Russia, extend their deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives in the fire aboard a passenger airplane at Sheremetevo Airport.

Their Imperial Highnesses pray for the repose of the souls of those who perished and hope that a thorough investigation will be conducted by authorities into the cause of this terrible tragedy.

Heir-Tsesarevich and Grand Duke George Celebrates Paschal Liturgy in Moscow

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2019-04-28 The heir to the Head of the House of Romanoff greeted Easter first in his homeland.

On the night of April 28, 2019 H.I.H. The Tsesarevich and Grand Duke George Mikhailovich worshipped at the Easter service in the Cathedral of Christ the Savior, which was performed by His Holiness Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia.

At the end of the divine service and the festive meal that followed it, the Tsesarevich held a brief conversation with the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, during which His Holiness asked him to convey his warmest congratulations and wishes to the Head of the Russian Imperial House, H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna.

Early the next day, His Imperial Highness left Moscow for Madrid.

Christ is Risen! Paschal Greetings from the Head of The Russian Imperial House!

CHRIST IS RISEN!

The Head of the Russian Imperial House, H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia and her son and Heir, H.I.H. Heir-Tsesarevich and Grand Duke George Mikhailovich congratulate all their countrymen on the Great Feast of the Resurrection of the Lord, and thank all those who have sent them Paschal greetings.

CHRIST IS RISEN INDEED!

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ХРИСТОС ВОСКРЕСЕ! 

Глава Российского Императорского Дома Е.И.В. Государыня Великая Княгиня Мария Владимировна и её сын и наследник Е.И.В. Государь Цесаревич и Великий Князь Георгий Михайлович поздравляют всех соотечественников с Великим Праздником Светлого Христова Воскресения и благодарят за присланные Пасхальные приветствия. 

ВОИСТИНУ ВОСКРЕСЕ ХРИСТОС!

Grand Duke George Mikhailovich celebrates Good Friday in Moscow

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2019-04-26 On Good Friday, Tsesarevich and Grand Duke George Mikhailovich visited the parish of the Church of the Life-Giving Trinity near the Saltykov Bridge. The Grand Duke was accompanied by an adviser to the Office of the Head of the Russian Imperial House, Mr. I.I. Svirsky, and prayed at the services of the removal of the Shroud.

At the end of the Divine Services, the Grand Duke was greeted by the chief cleric of the temple, Hieromonk Nikon (Levachev-Belavenets), who noted that it was the first time in more than a hundred years that the Heir to the House of Romanov was celebrating Holy Week in his fatherland.

Afterwards in the parish house the Grand Duke spoke with the clergy and the parishioners of the temple over tea.

H.I.H. The Heir-Tsesarevich and Grand Duke George in Moscow for Holy Week

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On April 21, 2019, on the Feast of the Entry of the Lord into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday), Grand Duke George Mikhailovich attended divine services, and later attended a reception held by the secular magazine Tatler at the Bolshoi restaurant, during which the Grand Duke Georgii Mikhailovich met Russian cultural figures and members of the public.

The heir to the Head of the Russian Imperial House communicated warmly with all those present, and shared with them his impressions of visiting his Homeland. He discussed social issues and cultural activities and promoted the idea of development of cooperation in the fields of charity, philanthropy, and preservation of historical heritage.

Producer Yana Rudkovskaya gave His Imperial Highness a gift from her husband, Yevgeny Plushenko - 26 lifetime photos of the Imperial Family. The Tsesarevich was very touched by this gift presented to him on the day of the commemoration of the memory of his August Grandfather H.I.H. the Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich, who headed the Russian Imperial House from 1938 until his death on April 21, 1992.

His Imperial Highness thanked the Chief Editor of Tatler magazine K. Solovyov, the organizers of the reception and all those gathered, congratulated them on the Holiday and wished them health, joy and creative success.

On Great Wednesday and Holy Thursday of Passion Week, Tsesarevich George Mikhailovich attended Divine services in churches near Moscow.

April 24, 2019, on Great Wednesday, Grand Duke George Mikhailovich visited the Transfiguration Monastery of the Holy Danilov Monastery in the Serpukhov District of the Moscow Region, where he prayed at the Divine Services in the home church of St. Spyridon Trimifuntsky.

On the morning of April 25, Great Thursday, the Grand Duke prayed for Divine Liturgy in the church of St. Basil the Great at the school of the same name in the village of Zaytsevo in the Odintsovo district of the Moscow region, will be reported on the official page of the Russian Imperial House on the social network Facebook .

Earlier on the same page it was reported that a meeting of Grand Duke Georgy Mikhailovich with cultural figures and public representatives of Russia was held on the evening of Palm Sunday.

Russian Imperial House shocked and saddened by the news of the series of terrible terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

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The Head of the Imperial House of Russia, H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria of Russia, and her son and heir, H.I.H. the Grand Duke George of Russia, were shocked and saddened by the news of the series of terrible terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, committed during Easter celebrations and counting numerous local residents and foreign nationals among its victims. Their Imperial Highnesses extend their deepest condolences to the people of Sri Lanka and pray for the repose of the souls of those who lost their lives and for the recovery of the injured. The Grand Duchess and Grand Duke are confident that the Christians of Sri Lanka will receive the compassion, support, and protection of their Buddhist, Hindu, and Muslim countrymen.

Anniversary of the accession of H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna to all the rights and obligations of the Head of the Imperial House of Romanoff (1992).

April 8/21 -- Today is the date of the anniversary of the accession of H.I.H. the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna to all the rights and obligations of the Head of the Imperial House of Romanoff (1992).

After the death of her August Father, she inherited the rights and duties of the Emperors of all the Russias by virtue of Article 30 of the Fundamental Laws of the Russian Empire in connection with the extinction of the last dynastic male line of the Russian Imperial House.