Art: Russia returns Vrubel’s stolen painting to Armenia

Public Radio of Armenia
Nov 17 2017
11:10, 16 Nov 2017

Russia has returned Mikhail Vrubel’s painting “The Demon and the Angel with the Soul of Tamara’ to Armenia.

Russian President Vladimir Putin handed the painting to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan at te opening of the Armenian Culture Days in Russia.

Putin had revealed the Russian side’s intention to hand over the painting to Armenia during talks with Sargsyan on March 15, 2016.

It had been stolen from Armenia in 1995.

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