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Statement of the International Centre of the Roerichs

From 9.40 a.m. on 7th March to 4.20 a.m. on 8th March under the pretext of investigative actions Central Investigation Department of MIA General Administration for the City of Moscow with the support of armed Special Purpose Mobility Unit along with the active participation of the Ministry of Culture and with the use of special equipment carried out a seizure at the non-governmental Museum named after Nicholas Roerich of the
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“We were allowed to the toilet only under escort” – The Report from the Center of the Roerichs after the pogrom // Novie Izvestiya

Novie Izvestiya.  15.03.2017. A week has passed since the International Center of the Roerichs (ICR) was searched. About 200 exhibits were taken from the museum. The siloviki* made a real pogrom in the ICR. The paintings were packed and transported with a large number of irregularities. The ICR employees were kept in the Center for almost 17 hours. The museum community is still silent. The leadership of the International Center
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Paintings withdrawed from Roerich Museum, Moscow on March, 7th 2017 (photo)

On March 7 the fighters of the Special Police Force stormed the International Centre of the Roerichs (ICR). Search of the International Centre of the Roerichs in Moscow took place on Tuesday. Law enforcement officials have withdrawn more than 200 paintings. The staff was subjected to humiliating search of the working space, movement restrictions, mental and physical pressure; they were also not allowed to use their mobile phones. Neither the
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Did Medinsky «rob» the Museum of the Roerichs? // The Morning News

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
Omon in the Roerich Museum
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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