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One of the great mysteries of history is the fate of Anastasia, the last of four daughters born to the Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II and his wife, Alexandra. The great tragedy of her younger brother, Aleksey, who suffered from hemophilia overshadowed the life of Anastasia's family, while the dark clouds of Revolution grew ever ominous on the horizon. Who was Anastasia and how did she live, what were the things she loved? What is the truth about the woman who claimed to be Anastasia years after she disappeared?