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Painting stolen from Moscow gallery as witnesses watch

Museumgoers looked on as a painting was taken from Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery, not realizing they were witnessing a theft. The painting by Russian artist Arkhip Kuindzhi is thought to be worth €160,000.

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