Notice any similarities? 

Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana and Maria, the Tsarevich, and Alexandra Feodorovna in the courtyard at Livadia for Maria’s nameday: 1913. 

The Big Three: Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin in the courtyard at Livadia Palace during the Yalta Conference of 1945. 

After Stalin came to power, he adopted Livadia as his summer residence.