The woman who entered the United States in the early 1920s with the name of “Evgenia Smetisko” is still regarded by many as a “false claimant” to the identity of Anastasia Nicholaevna Romanova, Grand Duchess of Russia.
Anastasia Again: The Hidden Secret of the Romanovs
New evidence on various levels lends credence to “Smetisko’s” original claim and challenges long held notions about the fate of Anastasia Romanov.
An impostor is generally thought to be a person falsely claiming the identity of someone else. If one believes that Anastasia Romanov actually died in the night of July 16/17, 1918 it follows that anyone claiming to be her would generally be deemed to be fraudulent