They also discovered, hidden in a bureau drawer in the corner bedroom shared by Nicholas and Alexandra, “a diverse selection of condoms,” as Netrebin recalled, “of different shapes and types.” Exploring further in their quest for “unusual things,” they found a number of merkins, pubic wigs that had belonged to the empress. These items were all packed and shipped out of Ekaterinburg by train, via Perm, to Moscow. - The Fate of the Romanovs.
They laid him out on the grass,” he said, “and we all paused to admire his wonderful physique. He was very powerfully built, with very developed muscles in his arms, back, and legs”; peculiarly, Rodzinsky and his Bolshevik friends poked and prodded him, as he later recalled, “wondering at his body; he had a particularly nice, firm rear. - The Fate Of The Romanovs, on Nicholas II