From Kiev-Pechersk Lavra missing icons

Из Киево-Печерской лавры пропали иконы

During the inventory of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra, the audit revealed the disappearance of some icons.

This was stated by the Minister of culture Yevhen Nyshchuk in response to a request to comment on the actions of the Ministry of culture to prevent the export of cultural values from Ukraine, the TV channel “Direct”, reports UKRINFORM.

“Yeah, we did the Deputy address, and requests from people. We have already partially full inventarizacia made, full reports, we now send. There is some loss of icons from the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra. We about it we do the briefing. I pre-about it speak, then to not “pulled out of context” and did not speak about the allegations. Yes, we did the reconciliation “, – he said.

The Minister suggested that the removal of the mentioned values could occur in the period until 2003.

“Now on the basis of this reconciliation are criminal proceedings. All documentation referred to law enforcement agencies,” – said Nyshchuk.