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Romanov

a breed of sheep maintained for their carpetwool and pelt. Gray with black head and legs, white face stripe and feet. May be horned or polled.
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Romanov sheep. By permission from Sambraus HH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992
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Hearts have yet to win the Champions League but I suspect that was always a bit of Romanov showboating.
To protect this fantasy, Romanov has to be casually portrayed as a mad man with dictatorial powers over his club.
Now if the Romanovs can lead Hearts to a Scottish Cup and Champions League "double" then they will feel they have justified their involvement.
It was another day of high drama at Tynecastle as Hearts chairman Roman Romanov fired a parting shot at Rix.
Vladimir Romanov and the club's management felt that something had to be done quickly.
But this performance alone did more than enough to reassure a support desperate for success that they're on the right road Romanov senior's meddling in team affairs was said to be the main reason behind his acrimonious relationship with George Burley but there were worrying signs his interference was stretching further as the Tynecastle DJ belted out Bob Marley's classic Don't Worry at the start of the match.
More than 50 surviving members of the Romanov family slowly entered the room, each throwing a handful of white sand on the coffins in a traditional Russian gesture of farewell.
While Rix was at Tynecastle for Saturday's 3-0 win over Dundee United and is understood to have spoken to both Romanov and his son and new chairman Roman, there has been no move to install him in the job.
As Romanov's 30-year-old son Roman - now chairman and chief executive at Tynecastle - took up his new posts, Foulkes accused Romanov snr of behaving like a dictator.
He said: "I am not concerned about where Hearts are going under Romanov.
As ref Charlie Richmond brought the half to a close Romanov and son applauded their players from the park and the first signs the Lithuanian was back in favour emerged as the bottom of the main stand, almost in unison, gave the pair the thumbs-up.