The USA will hand over to Russia the silver medallion, which was stolen from the State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg thanks to cooperation of law-enforcement agencies of the two countries.
The ceremony will be held in the Spaso-House residence of the US ambassador to RF.
In the past the medallion belonged to the family of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas the Second. It was found due to one of the internet auctions.
News source: Russia-InfoCentre
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