The Patriarch of more than nine hours led conference on «the Ekaterinburg remains»

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator in photovacation of Moscow and all Russia Kirill. Archival photoThe Patriarch of more than nine hours led conference on «the Ekaterinburg remains»© RIA Novosti / Sergey Pathiterator the image Bank

The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill on Monday, more than nine o’clock the conference was chaired at the Sretensky monastery «the murder of the Royal family: a new assessment and materials», dedicated to the study of the results of the study of the remains found near Yekaterinburg.

The Primate of the Russian Church 20 Nov turn 71. The conference began at 10am and ended at 19.30. Live broadcasting TV channels were «Saved» and «Union». The focus of the forum participants was the question of the authenticity of the so-called Ekaterinburg remains, which for years concerned with the public.

Discussion of the preliminary results of examinations held in the eve of the Council of bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church, which opens at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior on November 29. Already announced that the highest Church leaders will also discuss the investigation into the death of the last Russian Imperial family.

As reported at the conference, the Patriarch, the Church has not yet formed a position on the outcome of the study as «a definitive judgment will have a Council of bishops».

Nicholas II and his family were shot in the summer of 1918 in Ekaterinburg. In 2000, the Russian Church canonized Nicholas II and his family canonized, after the opening of the graves near Ekaterinburg remains of members of the Imperial family were buried in the tomb of the Peter and Paul Cathedral in St. Petersburg. In the fall of 2015 the investigators resumed the investigation of the death of members of the Romanov dynasty. Currently also conducted the examination associated with the authentication found in 2007 remains possible, Tsarevich Alexei and Grand Duchess Maria.