Merkel, Putin spar over looted artworks

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) visit theexhibition "Bronze Age of Europe -- Europe Without Borders" " at the State Hermitage fine art museum in St. Petersburg on June 21, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANATOLY MALTSEV)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 24, 2013, on page 16.




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