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100 years on, Orthodox Church split over executed tsar's remains
By Ola CICHOWLAS
Moscow, July 13, 2018 (AFP) - Next week's centenary of the execution of Russia's last tsar has reignited a long-running conflict between the state and the Russian Orthodox Church over what to do with the murdered royal family's remains.
Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on Monday will lead a procession marking 100 years since the Bolsheviks shot dead tsar Nicholas II and his family after he abdicated.
But the C ...