Novospaski monastery  

Novo-Spaski Monastery, inside the walls. The monastery was a favorite of the first Romanovs. The father-in-law of Ivan IV of his first wife, Anastasia, the boyar Roman Yur'yevich Zakhar'yin-Koshkin, as well as her brother Nikita Romanovich, the father of Metropolitan Philaret, , and the princess Avgusta (nun Dosifei) - daugher of Elisabeth Petrovna and baron A.G. Razumovskii, all are buried in the monastery cathedral.


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