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RUSSIAN AFFAIRS.

FATE OF NOBLES

LONDON, March 26. Miss Maud Miller, governess to the Princess Volkonsky's family in £he Ukraine, has arrived in London, hue relates how the family was wiped out. \ party of fifteen Bolshevik soldiers rushed into Princess Volkonsky!s house and shot Prince Boris before his mother's eyes. The Princess Volkpnsky and her daughters, the Princesses Natashia and Matiana, escaped to a neighbouring town, where they remained unmolested for six weeks. Then" the Bolsheviki cut. the Princess Volkonsky's throat, killed the Princess Natashia with spears, and smashed in Princess JVlatia'na's head. Previously the Bolsheviki had wiped out neighbouring families, bo the Volkonskys lived m daily terror. • . Miss Miller reached England via Constantinople. -

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RUSSIAN AFFAIRS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9576, 3 April 1919

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RUSSIAN AFFAIRS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9576, 3 April 1919

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