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Not subject to export from Russia

Following cultural commodities are not subject to export from Russian Federation[1]

  • Movable items of historical, artistic, scientific or other cultural value that are claimed as particularly valuable objects of cultural heritage of the nations of Russian Federation by the law currently in force, regardless of the time of their making;
  • Movable items regardless of the time of their making that are protected by the State and entered in the lists and registers according to the law of Russian Federation;
  • Cultural values, permanently kept in State and municipal museums, archives, libraries, other State depositories of cultural values of Russian Federation. In accordance to the decision of authorised State agencies this right can be applied to other museums, archives and libraries;
  • Cultural values created more than 100 years ago.
1According to the Article 9 of the Law of Russian Federation “On export and import of cultural goods”, 15 April 1993, N 4804-1

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