|March 19, 2010|
|Moscow's Basmanny Court upheld the decision to dismiss a criminal case of the murder of Emperor Nicholas II and his family, said Interfax Friday, March 19, lawyer Rossiyskogo imperial household Herman Lukyanov.|
According to him, the Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna, who tried to challenge the Basmanny court ruling investigation for the criminal investigation, intends to appeal the decision of the district court in the city court.
"The court took the position of Prosecutor General's Office and the Investigation Committee under the Prosecutor's Office and does not take into account the decision of the Supreme Court, which ordered the rehabilitation of Nicholas II and his family" - said G. Lukyanov.
Family members last Emperor and those of his closest associates (total 11 people) were shot by a decision of the Presidium Uralsoveta on the night of July 17, 1918.
October 1, 2008 the Presidium of the Supreme Court of Russia agreed on the rehabilitation of Nicholas II and his family, but on Jan. 15, 2009 was adopted by a court order for the criminal investigation of the murder of members of the Romanov family.
House of the Romanovs did not agree with the conclusions of the UPC that the members of the royal family were victims of common criminals, believing that the Romanovs were deprived of life, on behalf of the state.