04 March 2022, 14:33
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Vladimir Vyatkin / RIA Novosti
The State Hermitage has completed the exhibition “Russian Avant-Garde. Revolution in Art ”at the Hermitage Amsterdam Exhibition Center, reports TASS.
Now the return of exhibits from the Netherlands to Russia has begun. The Hermitage made the decision together with the Amsterdam satellite center in connection with a special operation in Ukraine. Given the unprecedented level of pressure faced by our colleagues in the current political situation at the Hermitage Amsterdam exhibition center, we made a joint decision to end the Russian Avant-Garde exhibition ahead of schedule. The revolution in art, ”the museum said in a statement.
The exhibition was to run in Amsterdam until January 8, 2023.
On March 3, the Hermitage Satellite Center in Amsterdam announced that it was terminating relations with the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg in connection with a special operation in Ukraine.
Formerly the Hermitage changed operating mode.
February 24 – Russian President Vladimir Putin statedwhich decided to conduct a special military operation to protect Donbass in response to a request for assistance from the leaders of the People’s Republic of China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Belarus.
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