ANN: Russian forces stole more than 2000 valuable objects from museums in Melitopol and Mariupol

A Scythian gold bow case dating from the 4th century BCE that was discovered near Melitopol in 1954 (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

A report by the Art Newspaper cites a range of evidence for the looting of Scythian Gold and other objects from the Melitopol Museum of Local History by Russian forces. The report also cites a Telegram post by the Mariupol City Council stating that over 2.000 art objects had been looted from the city’s museums.