Russian and U.S. Museums See Eroding Cultural Relations After Lawsuits and Embargoes

October 16th, 2015

A U.S. federal judge in Washington, DC has fined Russia $43.7m for failing to hand over a collection of books and religious documents to a Brooklyn-based Jewish Orthodox organization.  The action is partially a result of Russia’s recently imposed export ban of artworks and antiques to the U.S., fearing that works may be seized, and has seen similar actions taken in the U.S.

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