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The Hermitage Museum announced the introduction of a one-year moratorium on exhibitions in Europe and the USA

State Hermitage in St. Petersburg announced the introduction of a one-year moratorium on exhibitions in Europe and the United States. About it reported on the museum page in VKontakte.

“The Hermitage is introducing a one-year moratorium on exhibitions in Europe and the USA. Recall that in the 1990s, the museum introduced a moratorium on exhibitions in Russia for security reasons and because of high financial risks,” the post says.

March 3 Hermitage Amsterdam ripped relations with the Russian Hermitage in St. Petersburg. The Museum of the Netherlands refused to cooperate against the backdrop of the situation in Ukraine. They said that earlier the Amsterdam branch tried to distance itself from political events in modern Russia and focus on work, but nevertheless decided to stop cooperation.

The next day became knownthat the State Hermitage completed ahead of schedule the exhibition “Russian Avant-Garde. Revolution in Art” at the Hermitage in Amsterdam. The museum in St. Petersburg closed the exposition ahead of schedule and started returning the exhibits to Russia. It was previously planned that the exhibition would run until January 8, 2023.

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