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Russia

State Russian Museum staff decry damage to antique picture frames

Petition to museum management raises alarm over frames in "critical condition" from improper storage

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State Russian Museum

State Russian Museum refurbishment cancelled amid protests

The renovation threatened the museum's architecture and collection, plaintiffs argued

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Museums & Heritage

Staff at State Russian Museum take legal action to halt renovation

Senior employees claim the $17m project threatens the Mikhailovsky Palace building and its collections

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Exhibitions

Citing 'rapidly developing' ties, Russian fund will take art exhibition to Saudi Arabia

Announcement comes as evidence mounts in slaying of the dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi

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Mogul and Russian culture ministry vie with museum for prized icon

Curators call on St Petersburg prosecutor to investigate "criminal expropriation" of the artefact

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Kazimir Malevich

A failing Russian bank exposes a climate of fear and suspicion over ownership of Malevich’s “Black Square”

The painting is currently with Russia's Culture Ministry, though Malevich's heirs dispute the bank's original ownership

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Kazimir Malevich

Malévich to be exhibited in Madrid, Barcelona, and Valencia

The exhibition will show just 42 pictures from the early 19th century, including “Black square on a white ground”