The rumors about the beheading of Nicholas II is no confirmation, said the historian

© RIA Novosti / Pavel to Listenpreise in photosangelina at the cross at Ganina Yama in YekaterinburgThe rumors about the beheading of Nicholas II is no confirmation, said the historian© RIA Novosti / Pavel to Listenpreise the image Bank

Rumors that the Bolsheviks allegedly beheaded abdicated the Russian Emperor Nicholas II and sent to the Kremlin, was not confirmed during the investigation into the death of the Royal family, said the chief researcher of the Institute of Russian history, researcher of the history of the Russian secret services, doctor of legal Sciences Vasily Khristoforov.

Speaking on Monday at the conference «the murder of the Royal family: a new assessment and materials. The discussion,» Khristoforov said that sometimes voiced a version that the head of the Emperor, his consort and heir, the Tsarevich Alexis allegedly after the killing were cut and transferred «to storage in the Kremlin.»

«The version of the beheading is not confirmed. We have no not only document, but any indirect evidence of the participant of events about cutting off the head,» said Christopher, a member of the Patriarchal Commission for the study of the results of the study of the «Yekaterinburg remains».

As stressed by the historian, the Soviet state organs used the method of cut-off heads to collect evidence, otherwise it would have testified that they have adopted the same ways they reject the Imperial period. In this regard, Khristoforov recalled the story of the delivery to Russia of the head of the participant of the Caucasian war, the Avar chieftain Hadji Murad.

«There is no evidence of participants in the events that the head of the Emperor was cut off and was brought, including to the offices of the Cabinet, the apartment of Lenin. No references,» said Khristoforov. On such assumptions, the expert concluded, it is possible to say «as not corresponding to reality».

The last Russian Emperor 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.