A German student was so lucky to by a pullout couch for EUR150 (US$215) at a Berlin flea market and to find an expensive painting in it.
The piece of art, a 26-centimeter-by-39-centimeter (10.2-inches-by-15.35-inches) oil-on-shale painting was sold for EUR19,200 (US$27,630) at a Hamburg art auction over the weekend, Auction House Kunst Kettler said Monday.
The student's identity was not revealed.
The head of Russian Technologies, Sergei Chemezov, clarified the fate of anti-aircraft guided missiles that Russia was supposed to deliver to China
The Basmanny Court of Moscow arrested Michael Calvey, the founder of Baring Vostok investment fund, on allegations of embezzling 2.5 billion rubles from Vostochny Bank. Calvey will be held in custody until April 13