Russia to return Vrubel’s stolen painting to Armenia

Russia will return Mikhail Vrubel’s painting “Demon and Angel with Tamara’s Soul” to Armenia.  The painting was kept in the Museum of Russian Art in Yerevan and was stolen back in 1995.

After talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan expressed gratitude for the efforts of the Russian party to find the work.

“The painting has been found thanks to efforts of relevant bodies in Russia, and President Putin today revealed plans to return it to Armenia,” President Sargsyan said.

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