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Assassination Attempt on Rasputin – 29 June 1914

On 29 June 1914, Khioniya Guseva attempted to assassinate Grigori Rasputin in the monk’s home village of Pokrovskoe Selo in western Siberia. You’ll find a number of newspaper reports about the attack in The British Newspaper Archive.   Read reports about Rasputin   Guseva’s attempt to murder Rasputin   Although the facts of the attack are unclear, it’s said that Guseva stabbed Rasputin either as he left church or while he was reading a telegram outside the post office. Althought

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