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Russian Imperial treasures brought to China

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Russian Imperial treasures brought to China


Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
The array of 300 living testimonies to the Russia's history set to dazzle China. Russian Imperial Treasures exhibition is brought to China from the Moscow State Historical Museum, Ministry of Culture portal reports. Amazing examples of decorative and applied arts amply demonstrate full range of art styles popular over the last two centuries in Russia.

Separate section will be dedicated to showpieces telling the story of relations establishment between our countries.

According to the organizers, one of the most rich museum collections, Russian Imperial Treasures exhibition now is open in Nanjing. It will be moved to Guangdong Museum in Guangzhou this fall.

Moscow State Historical Museum prepares another exhibition timed to the Russian Revolution 100 years anniversary. It will open in National Museum of China, Beijing in November.

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