Art is traced

AMSTERDAM (Reuter) - Russia is to return hundreds of drawings stolen by the Nazis in 1940, ending a search for some of the world's most valuable missing artworks.

Russia's Culture Minister, Yevgeny Sidorov, confirmed for the first time that the drawings, thought to be worth up to pounds 58m, were in Russia. He said Moscow intended to return the collection - which includes works by Rembrandt, Rubens, Titian and Durer.

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