Rasputin, Russia's Holy Legend

We always imagined that, there is so much written and known about Rasputin. It is true, in the 20’s masses of books, brochures and articles were released about him. However most of the publications were same and radical in nature. Even in Rasputin’s days some press described him as wonderer and holy man, others – portrayed him as depraved sinner and alcoholic. In general the media talked about Rasputin in negative notion, without any factious support. Media’s goal was to establish the most negative image of Rasputin in Russian society.

This research website is devoted to the life of Grigory Rasputin, his influence on the Imperial family and on Russian history. Here we will cover the following topics: