A custody battle between Russia and Germany over a 4,5OO-year-old treasure trove intensified in mid-April, when the gold went on display in Moscow. The dispute highlights the thorny post-Cold War issue of compensation for artworks confiscated as ‘war booty’ some 50 years ago by JAN CLEAVE YEVGENII SIDOROV AND Irina Antonova were clearly enjoying themselves […]

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