A Greek citizen has tried to smuggle three old icons out of Russia, the Russian Customs Committee reported on Wednesday. According to the committee, before flying from Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, the smuggler inadequately declared the icons.
According to preliminary estimates, their total cost amounts to about 1,000 dollars. Now the question of launching a case into this administrative offence of "the lover of Russian antiquities" is under consideration.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said