A court in Kiev arrested the «Scythian gold» in the Dutch Museum and asked Interpol to declare him wanted

The Pechersky district court of Kyiv seized the Museum exhibits of the exhibition «Crimea – Golden island in the Black sea», located in the Allard Pierson Museum University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Interpol deposited documents for the announcement of the arrested property on the international wanted list.

As reported on Friday 2 December, the press service of the Prosecutor’s office of Crimea, office are procedural manual pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings upon refusal of the Allard Pierson Museum University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) to return the Museum exhibits of the exhibition «Crimea – Golden island in the Black sea», which are the property of the state of Ukraine.

«At the request of the Prosecutor’s definition of the Pechersk district court of Kyiv in the Museum exhibits seized. The ruling of the investigating judge forwarded to Interpol to ensure the international investigation of the seized property,» — said in the message.

We will remind, in February 2014 the collection of Scythian gold was removed to Amsterdam to participate in the exhibition «Crimea: gold and secrets of the Black sea» in the Pearson Museum. The exhibition consists of collections of five museums, one of which is located in Kiev and four in Crimea. Among the 500 exhibits – artifacts from Scythian gold, a ceremonial helmet, precious stones, and swords of the ancient Greeks and Scythians.

The Dutch side refused to return the exhibits to Crimean museums, citing the refusal that took them from Ukraine. Later, the Museum declared that before judgment will not share the Scythian gold either Kiev or Crimea. In April 2015 the district court of Amsterdam declared Ukraine to be one of the parties in this proceeding.

On 5 October it became known that district court of Amsterdam has promised to make a decision regarding the return of Ukraine the so-called «Scythian gold» on December 14.




A court in Kiev arrested the «Scythian gold» in the Dutch Museum and asked Interpol to declare him wanted 03.12.2016

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