• The Spasa-Na-Krovi Temple in Saint Petersburg - Eastern Orthodox church erected in the memory of the fact that in this exact place, on March 1, 1881, Emperor Alexandr II was mortally wounded in an assassination attempt. The phrase “Na Krovi”, meaning “on blood” in Russian, signifies the blood of the Tsar. The temple was built as a monument to the martyr Tsar on money collected across Russia.

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