Photo: home “Museum Ivana Honchara” on Facebook
In Ukraine the decision of the court arrested the collection of paintings of the former President of Petro Poroshenko, who summoned for questioning on charges of smuggling works of art. This is reported by “Ukrainian news”.
The staff of the State Bureau of investigation (GBR) 28 may come in the Ivan Honchar Museum, where the exhibition of the collection. In a press-service of the Museum said that the security forces presented the decision of the Pechersk district court to arrest the property and asked the Museum Director to write a receipt of the resolution and about the criminal liability for illegal actions with this collection. What actions are classified as illegal, the investigator said.
On 26 may, the special forces QRF came to the exhibition and presented the agenda of Poroshenko’s wife Marina. Earlier the ex-President summoned for questioning on charges of smuggling out of the country 43 of paintings by world famous artists, but he was not.
Among the expected artists, whose paintings could be illegally exported from Ukraine — Ivan Aivazovsky, Ilya Repin, Vasily Surikov, Isaac Levitan, Alexander Benois, Vasily Vereshchagin.
Video, photo All from Russia.