After returning to Ukraine, the "Scythian gold", which is now in the Netherlands, will be in the National History Museum of Ukraine, the Ministry of Culture and Information Policy responds to a request of 112ua.tv.
"Museum objects of the state part of the Museum Fund of Ukraine, which in 2014 were presented at the exhibition "Crimea. A golden island in the Black Sea" and stored in the Allard Pearson Museum - Archaeological Museum of the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), must be transferred for permanent storage to the National Museum of History of Ukraine to stabilize the political situation in the Autonomous Republic of Crimea," the response reads.
As it was reported, the exhibition "Crimea: Gold and Mysteries of the Black Sea", which featured over 500 exhibits from several museums in Crimea, was shown at the Allard Pearson Archaeological Museum in Amsterdam in the summer of 2014. Due to the annexation of Crimea by Russia, the exposition was not returned to the peninsula.
Since 2015 the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine carries out representation of interests of the state of Ukraine in the case of return of the "Crimea. Golden Island in the Black Sea" museum collection on the territory of Ukraine.
The Amsterdam Court of Appeal has an appeal from the Central Museum of Tavrida, Bakhchisaray Historical and Cultural Reserve, Kerch Historical and Cultural Reserve, and Chersonesos Tavriya National Reserve against the decision of the District Court of Amsterdam on December 14, 2016. on the territory of Ukraine.
Finally, on October 26, 2021, the Court of Appeal of Amsterdam which heard the case of the Scythian gold collection decided to return the exhibits to the "Crimea. Golden Island in the Black Sea" exhibition on the territory of the sovereign state of Ukraine.
And on October 26 of this year, the Court of Appeal of Amsterdam, where hearings were held in the case of belonging to the collection of "Scythian gold", ruled to return the exhibits of the exhibition "Crimea. A golden island in the Black Sea" to the territory of the sovereign state of Ukraine.