15 Disturbing Facts About Rasputin — The Mystic Who Destroyed Imperial Russia

Demon, holy man, or simply a depraved charlatan? Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin, commonly known as simply Rasputin, was one of those larger than life characters who will continue to fascinate scholars and pop culture lovers alike through the centuries. He was a Russian mystic with a shady reputation — although he definitely had his believers, including Tsarina Alexandra, who saw him as her most important adviser.

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Anya Wassenberg

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