Russian Heraldry as It is
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This site's aim is to present a vivid image of Russian heraldry, and to provide the English-reading audience with reliable basic information on the armorial heritage and the current heraldic practice in Russia. So far a number of our sections is under construction, but we hope that the site may be already interesting and informative. Welcome to the Heraldic Russia!
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Fontes Honorum

Who may grant Russian arms?
What is the present state of the Imperial House of Russia, and of other Sovereign Houses (European, Caucasian and others) which were tied with the Empire?
Who are the chiefs of these Houses and what are their prerogatives?
We hope to provide you with some reliable information, and to discuss the different opinions.
 
ROMANOVS
The Cyrillist ClaimThe Cyrillist Claim
The genealogically senior branch of the Romanovs is, after the extinction of the male-line posterity of Alexander III, the branch of Grand Duke Cyril (Kirill), famous for its claim to the dynastical headship. This claim was accepted by many, and criticised by many as well... more »
 
BAGRATIDES
The Royal Sovereign Houses of GeorgiaThe Royal Sovereign Houses of Georgia
This year (2009) on Sunday, 8 of February, Prince David, the head of the “rebellious” Moukhrani branch of the Bagratides, and Princess Anna, the heir to the headship of the Royal Georgian line, were wed in Tbilisi to restore the unity of the House. This dynastical union, rather old-fashioned in a sense, may produce a posterity which will solve the dramatic problem discussed in this paper... more »
 

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