Grigori Rasputin

There are so many questions surrounding the life of this Siberian mystic that it's hard to know where to begin. Did he have mystical healing powers? Were he and the Empress enjoying a scandalous affair? How much influence did he actually enjoy over the Tsar? What was the real cause of his death? On this episode, we're attempting to answer all of these and more through a rigorous examination of the evidence. Though we may not be able to definitively dispel every single myth, we will take a significant step toward learning how much of the legend is true...and how much of it is false.


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