A thief Perov was sentenced to 8 years in prison

A thief Perov was sentenced to 8 years in prisonDzerzhinsky district court of St. Petersburg sentenced to 8 years imprisonment the robber, who had stolen in 1999 from the Russian Museum painting Valentine Perov.As reported on Monday the press service of the city Prosecutor's office, "the court found that Dmitry Rukavitsyn in April 1999 together with another robber decided to steal a picture of Valentine Perov "Guitarist-solitary man", 1865, and the sketch for the painting "three", 1866. General insurance valuation of two works of art were 12 thousand dollars.According to investigators, the criminals broke the glass in the window of the building of the Russian Museum, entered the exhibition hall and cut the painting with a knife. They noticed the police, but the attackers stopped his pistol.To sell paintings criminals failed. 25 January 2000, the paintings were placed in storage at the Warsaw station, then unknown called in 12th (antique) Department of police of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region has informed on their whereabouts.Found that on account of a criminal group, which included the third robber, who is serving together with the accomplice Rukavytsya the period since 2004, there are three robberies at antique and jewellery shops in the city, reports "Interfax".The Dzerzhinsky district court verdict Rukavytsya was sentenced to 8 years imprisonment in a strict regime colony. Читать полностью -->

In Paris opened an exhibition of paintings written in blood

In Paris opened an exhibition of paintings written in blood 29-year-old rock musician Pete Doherty, was unable to attend yesterday in the Paris gallery Chappe Gallery at the opening of the exhibition of their own works. The fact is that a known drug addict is now in prison Wormwood Scrubs in London below.Meanwhile in Paris were exhibited 30 paintings that Doherty wrote as his blood, and traditional media - pencils and brushes. Think of them as works of art or not - everyone decides for himself, writes Daily Mail.Some figures illustrate ex-girlfriend Doherty - Kate moss. On one she is Nude to the waist, lying on the sofa, the other allegedly showed her face. Drawings Doherty accompanied turned to moss phrases like "harmony in love", "the Muse and inspiration of my soul," "o, divine lady" and "how I suffer".Perhaps Doherty hopes that someone will buy his works at the exhibition, which runs until may 11. The rocker to get it is not meant to be, all in early April he went to jail on a 14-week sentence for violation of probation. Читать полностью -->

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