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Robbery of a billion of dollars’ worth: How the inheritance of Roerich, a man of genius and artist, was stolen

The article was published in “Moskovsky Komsomolets” newspaper, November 8, 2017, in Russian. Translated by Nina Shnaider “The last war among people will be a war for truth,” these words of the Great Russian artist, philosopher and thinker Nicholas Roerich proved to be prophetic. Hardly could he have imagined what battle would develop for his legacy. What would have the Shambhala Seeker, Prophet of universal love and compassion, said if
Общественный Музей имени Н.К. Рериха (Москва)
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STATEMENT of the International Centre of the Roerichs concerning the armed seizure of the Lopoukhins estate

STATEMENT of the International Centre of the Roerichs  concerning the armed seizure of the Lopoukhins estate  carried out by the State Museum of Oriental Art on 28 – 29 April 2017  with the support from law enforcement agencies  aimed at the annihilation of the non-governmental Museum named after Nicholas Roerich  and the seizure of the Roerichs heritage, belonging to the International Centre of the Roerichs A short chronicle of events Around
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Press-release of the International Centre of the Roerichs. Chronicle of seizure // 29 April 2017, 20.45

On 28 April 2017 at about 21.30 several dozens of representatives of an unknown power structure with no identification signs, as well as the director of the State Museum of Oriental Art (SMOA), Alexander Sedov, with a lawyer, broke onto the territory of the non-governmental Museum named after Nicholas Roerich of the International Center of the Roerichs, Moscow, Russian Federation, without warning. All the Museum visitors and the management of the International Center
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Roerich Museum was blocked by “security” of museum of Oriantal Art

April, 28th 2017 about 9:30 p.m. territory of non-governmental Museum named after Nicholas Roerich with no announcement was seased by director general of Governmental museum of Oriental arts Aleksander Sedov accompanied by a lawer and several dozens of unknown 'security' service without any insignia. All guests of the Museum and management of International Centre of the Roerichs were commanded to leave the building. Owner has changed, they were told. No
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It is ordered to evict. ICR report on the published decision of the Arbitration Court

On March 20, 2017, the judge of the Arbitration Court of Moscow Nataliya Chekmareva, having examined the lawsuit of the State Museum of Oriental Art (SMOA), ruled to terminate gratuitous agreements with International Center of Roerichs (ICR) and oblige the ICR to vacate buildings № 4 and № 7 of the Lopukhins’ estate, which the ICR and its non-governmental Museum have occupied since the 90s of the last century and
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Anatoly Karpov: “A War is going on to destroy the Roerich Museum”

Dear participants of the conference, I welcome you here in Moscow, at Nicholas Roerich Museum. We are going through hard times: as you may know, a provocative war has been waging against us for almost three years by the State Museum of Orient Art in order to destroy the Non-Governmental Museum named after Nicholas Roerich and the International Centre of the Roerichs in Moscow. If I only didn’t know that
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Statement of the International Centre of the Roerichs concerning the Decision of the Arbitration Court of Moscow

On March 20, 2017 the Arbitration Court of Moscow upheld a lawsuit of the State Museum of Oriental Art supported by Federal Agency for State Property Management (Rosimuschestvo) claiming avoidance of the gratuitous lease contracts and eviction of the International Centre of the Roerichs from the Lopoukhins’ Estate. The ICR considers this decision of the Arbitration Court is entirely unreasonable and will appeal the court judgment after receiving its text.
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Against the ngo Museum named after Nicholas Roerich force was applied

March 7, 2017 in Moscow by representatives of law enforcement agencies (About 60 persons) the Mansion of the Lopoukhins was blocked, where the international non-governmental organization, the International Centre of the Roerichs (ICR) is located, the basis of which is the Non-governmental Museum named after Nicholas Roerich, where the heritage of the Roerich family – outstanding representatives of world culture – has been preserved for more than 25 years. The
Press-conference of ICR on 03/09/2017
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Press-Conference at Nicholas Roerich Museum of ICR

On March 9, 2017, in the Museum named after Nicholas Roerich of the ICR held a press conference. The participants of the press conference were provided with the facts, documents and the most complete information on the conduct of the power operation on the territory of the ICR with the participation of representatives of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the State Museum of Oriental Art and Nicholas
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Paintings conflict // Radio «Svoboda»

Radio «Svoboda». 9.03.2017 By Lyubov Chizhova The leadership of the International Centre of the Roerichs where the search has been recently made blamed the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation for “systematic destruction” of the museum, and investigation authorities for its “armed seizure”. On Thursday during the press-conference the representatives of the Centre declared that Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Vladimir Medinsky and his deputy Vladimir Aristarkhov