The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine checks information about the kidnapping of 24 paintings from the Museum of the Dutch city of Hoorn Westfries Museum, said the head of the foreign Ministry of the country Pavlo Klimkin.
on the first day of the week the Museum of the Dutch city of Hoorn Westfries Museum said 24 stolen paintings, the Price of which was estimated at 10 million Euro, have the opportunity to be in the hands of far-right political organization " the Battalion of Organization of Ukrainian nationalists ". The Museum said that the nationalists demand for the return of works of art a ransom of 50 million euros. According to the Museum, to episode have the opportunity to be a part of the Ukrainian intelligence services and policymakers. Among those, according to one version, related to the support of "battalion" called the leader of the nationalist party Svoboda Oleh Tyahnybok and former head of the SBU Valentyn Nalyvaychenko. The Museum fears that the paintings are able to be sold on the black market.
according to the newspaper Daily Telegraph, law enforcement agencies and judicial authorities of the Netherlands were aware of the possible belonging of Ukrainians to the theft of paintings and has been making diplomatic efforts to return works of art. After the efforts of the Dutch authorities brought no result, the Museum has decided to publish its data.
"There is a message about the availability of parts of paintings