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What Happened to the Romanov Family? Source based reponse.
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What Happened to the Romanov Family?
Study Sources A and B
Sources A and B give similar accounts. Does this mean that they are reliable?
Both Sources are similar, stating that the Tsar some of his family members and house staff were shot in a room in a basement. In source A it says that six people were shot and in source B it says five. Judge Sergeyer (Source A) who carried out the investigation before his dismissal was quoted to have said that he did not believe that the Tsar himself was shot in the family residence however. Sources A and B do not give much information, although the information they do give is very similar and does not contradict. Personally I believe that both sources are quite reliable, even though Source A is only based on what Sergeyer said after he was sacked and not on written words the fact that his predecessor Sir Charles Eliot came to the same conclusions makes me believe that the source is more reliable. Because Sir Charles Eliot an independent source backs up what Sergeyer said about the murders.
Source A is from an American newspaper,
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