Boulevard in Yekaterinburg was named physician of the Royal family Botkin

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. The new Boulevard in the district of Academic in Ekaterinburg has the name of the doctor Eugene Botkin in memory of the centenary of the death of the Royal family, according to the mayor’s office on Friday.

«The head of administration of Ekaterinburg Alexander Yakob signed a decree on awarding Boulevard in the district Academic name of St. Eugene Botkin. The name assigned to the Boulevard, which is located in the block where the planned placement of the medical cluster of educational buildings of the Ural state medical University and high-tech plant for the production of pacemakers», — stated in the message.

Evgeny Botkin, a famous Russian physician, court physician of the family of Nicholas II. In 1907 he was appointed chief physician of the communities of St. George, and in 1908 at the invitation of Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, became a doctor of the Royal family.

In 1917, he remained loyal to the Emperor and followed him into exile, although he had the opportunity to refuse. In Tobolsk, he opened a free medical practice for locals. In 1918, he was shot together with the Royal family.

From 12 to 21 July in Yekaterinburg will be held the international festival of Orthodox culture «Royal days», dedicated to the centennial of the death of the family of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II. It is planned that in these days in Yekaterinburg will be attended by the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill. In the events is also planned participation of the head of Russian Imperial house of Romanov Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna, as well as relatives of the Romanov family Olga Kulikovskaya-Romanova and Prince Paul Kulikovskii-Romanov.