Man with Lviv staropatitsa was detained by customs officials while trying to leave the car in the Republic of Poland.
On Friday January 6, reports the website of the State fiscal service in Lviv oblast.
A citizen of Ukraine, 3 January, was traveling from Ukraine to Poland by car «Toyota» through the customs post «Krakovets».
For customs control male chose a strip of the simplified customs control «green corridor». The customs officers the car was suspicious. It was examined in the Luggage compartment in two bags found in printed editions. Just found in the car of 68 books.
In the message of the DFS provides details about seized books: «old «Tipografi Conrad Winebar«, year 1845, the publication of «the Head, sklad V. knigami of Seifert and Tchaikovsky and Stavropigiyska Institute in Lvov», year 1888. Among the other books of the early twentieth century. — artistic works, dictionaries, scientific publications. A lot of books by unknown authors and publishers. Also a lot of old books in German. All seized 68 pieces».
The incident resulted in a violation of article 471 of the Customs code of Ukraine. Historical and cultural value of strobedata set by the experts.
Recall, January 4, it became known that in Lviv art gallery lost 95 unique books and two manuscripts. The cost of the loss, which was discovered as a result of check, the black market is estimated at tens of millions of dollars, reported the press service of the institution.
Director of the Lviv art gallery Taras Wozniak named the missing from the Museum of the 95 unique books and 2 manuscripts XVI-XVIII centuries the largest in the history of independent Ukraine.
The former Director of the Lviv national gallery of arts Larysa Razinkova-Woznicka (2012-2016), the daughter of Boris Voznytsky, who led the LIE of the last 50 years, has said that he believes information about the disappearance of ancient books «an attack on the good name of Boris Voznytsky G. and partially on me.» Razinkova-Woznicka requires during the investigation to dismiss Taras Wozniak, who headed’t LIE to 15 September 2016 and immediately initiated an inventory of Museum collections. She also said that in the summer of 2016 by the staff of the Museum was the inventory, which loss is not found. However, under the act of verifying the signature of Larissa Woznicki no.
The police have opened criminal proceedings on the fact of disappearance of ancient books of the Lviv art gallery.
In the Lviv region detained a Ukrainian who was carrying to Poland 68 printed books 06.01.2017