Mikhail Shvydkoi

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Restitution

Russian Minister on looted Baldin collection: “This collection should be returned and we will return it”

A legal loophole may enable the restitution to Germany of a collection taken to the USSR by a Soviet army officer in 1945

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Interview with Mikhail Shvydkoi on funding and restitution: “Sausage meat is not acceptable. Only culture in exchange for culture is valid”

Russia’s Deputy Culture Minister speaks about the need to establish a new cultural identity in the new Russia