The 1918 wintertime scene where the family is exiled in a log cabin is wrong.
The royal family was exiled to a Governor's Mansion, not a cabin, when they were in the custody of Kerensky's Provisional Government, before the Bolsheviks took over. See more
Tsar Nicholas II
I know what will make them happy. They're children, and they need a Tsar! They need tradition. Not this! They're the victims of agitators. A Duma would make them bewildered and discontented. And don't tell me about London and Berlin. God save us from the mess they're in!
I see. So they talk, pray, march, plead, petition and what do they get? Cossacks, prison, flogging, police, spies, and now, after today, they will be shot. Is this God's will? Are these His methods? Make war on your own people?...
Russlan and Ludmila, Act II, Scene 3
Music by Mikhail Glinka See more