2017-03-10 The Morning News Author: Maxim Gurkin 200 exhibits were transferred to the State Museum of Oriental Art with the participation of Special Police Force (OMON). What is the further destiny of the Roerich’s heritage? On March 7 the fighters of the Special Police Force stormed the International Centre of the Roerichs (ICR). As a result, about 200 paintings were seized and transferred to the State Museum of Oriental Art
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
Riot police cordoned off the Centre of the Roerichs in Moscow Law enforcement officers blocked the building of the International centre of the Roerichs (ICR) in Moscow. About it “Interfax” on Tuesday, March 7, Vice-President of the ICR Alexander Stetsenko. “The special forces took the keys, go to searches and seizures” — he said, not specifying what exactly is being withdrawn. The reasons for the search is also not called.
On January 30, 2012 the International Centre of the Roerichs hosted an evening in commemoration of Svyatoslav Roerich, the illustrious Russian artist, philosopher, naturalist, and humanist. The evening's highlight was the presentation of the Order of Merit IV grade to Lyudmila V. Shaposhnikova, Director General of the Museum named after Nicholas Roerich. The decree «On Conferring State Awards of the Russian Federation» was issued by the President of Russia in