Posts Tagged ‘ Smuggling of Russian antiquities ’

Vladimir Putin emerges form a dive at Phanagoria(the ancient Palace of Mithradates) in 2011 with 2 ancient urns.

Hope now that Russia will protect Crimea’s ancient sites

Apr 27th, 2014 | By

                        The Crimea has suffered from illegal looting of its ancient sites for years.  The former Ukrainian authorities, one of the most corrupt in the world (according to the Russians and little disputed by the European Union), had little political will or financial power
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