Baltic treasure trove may yet see the light of day

Russia and Finland are planning to raise a wreck carrying paintings bought by Catherine the Great of Russia. The ship was still in good condition when it was rediscovered in 1991 and a few artefacts salvaged. The cargo beneath deck remains tantalisingly undisturbed. Continue reading Baltic treasure trove may yet see the light of day

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A case of not putting all your Fabergé Eggs in one basket

A limited number of jeweled Easter eggs were created by Carl Fabergé and his company from 1885 to 1917 in St Petersburg. Two Russian museums are currently vying for honours in displaying them to the public. Continue reading A case of not putting all your Fabergé Eggs in one basket