Museums of Crimea sued Amsterdam suit in the Scythian gold
In the court of Amsterdam has filed a class-action lawsuit four Crimean Museum, requiring the return to the Republic of the collection of Scythian gold, said the Director of the Kerch historical and cultural reserve Tatiana umrihina.
" We have filed a class-action lawsuit from 4 museums in Amsterdam court of 19 November, " said umrihina, expressing hope that justice will prevail, and the collection of Scythian gold will return there, where it should be - on their homeland, in the Crimean museums ", RIA " Novosti ". Remember, the collection of Scythian gold, which is more than 1 thousand Artifacts, was removed from the Crimean museums on Exhibition in the archaeological Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam in early February, even before the Crimea reunited with Russia. The collection includes archaeological finds from five museums, and among them 4 Crimean: Central Museum of Tauris, Kerch historical and cultural reserve, the Bakhchsarai historical and cultural reserve and the national preserve of Tauric Chersonesos. In June the Minister of culture of Crimea Arina nowosielski reported that the Ukrainian authorities are trying to carry out a hostile takeover of the collection of Scythian gold. In September Kiev said on the return part of Scythian gold from the Netherlands. However, the Director of the Central Museum of Tauris Andrei Malgin still said that part of the collection of Scythian gold, owned by the museums of the Crimea, as long as it remains in the Museum of Amsterdam, the Ukrainian side none of the exhibit submitted was not.