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The leadership of the Tretyakov gallery has heightened security at all venues after the theft the paintings of Arkhip Kuindzhi. The radio station “Moscow speaking” on Monday, January 28, informed the chief of Department on public relations of the gallery Lara Bobkova.
“Security measures are strengthened on all stages of the Tretyakov gallery forever,” she said.
Bobkov found it difficult to talk about the damage done to the stolen canvas: “While I can’t say anything. Unfortunately, no data”.
Earlier Monday, law enforcement officers detained a suspect in the theft of paintings Kuindzhi. 31-year-old man found in the village of Zarechye, Moscow region. The painting was seized.
Painting Arkhip Kuindzhi “AI-Petri. Crimea” was stolen on January 27 in front of the visitors, who were convinced that it takes the employee of the Museum.
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