12 March 2019, 13:12

Amsterdam court is expected to announce verdict on Scythian gold approximately on June 11


The fate of the Scythian gold, to which Russia had laid claims, can be announced in Amsterdam in three months – on June 11, 2019.

The Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine Sergiy Petukhov informed on the scheduled date on Facebook.

The Amsterdam Court of Appeal determined June 11 as an indicative date for making a decision in the Scythian gold case, he reported.

Апеляційний суд Амстердама визначив 11 червня як орієнтовну дату винесення рішення у справі про "скіфське золото".

Опубліковано Sergiy Petukhov Понеділок, 11 березня 2019 р.

The same date was indicated by the First Deputy Minister of Information Policy of Ukraine, Emine Dzheppar.

Consideration of appeal on Scythian gold has begun in Amsterdam on March 11. Ukraine, which won the first instance, provided the court with additional evidence proving its point.

February 20, 2018 it became known that Russia was attempting to return artifacts brought from the Autonomous Republic of Crimea to exhibition in the Netherlands, to the museums of the Crimea after the peninsula was illegally annexed. The 500 Scythian relics which left the peninsula at the beginning of 2014 include artifacts of Scythian gold, a ceremonial helmet, precious stones and swords of the ancient Greeks and Scythians.