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For tsar’s great-grandson, Russia needs a strong leader

ZURICH: A century after the October Revolution that ended his family’s three-century reign of Russia, Hans Georg Yourievsky believes the country needs a tough leader. But -- for now at least -- it is not a role for him, the last living great-grandson of a Russian emperor. Yourievsky, born and raised in Switzerland, traces his line to Tsar Alexander II, the reformer known as the Liberator for freeing Russia’s serfs, modernizing the legal system and pushing for a constitution that would introduce democracy to Russia.…