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Russian President Vladimir Putin (r) and leader of Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia Raul Khadzhimba shake hands at a signing ceremony in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in Sochi, Russia, Nov. 24, 2014.

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FILE - A woman is reflected in a window with a board displaying currency exchange rates in St. Petersburg, Russia, Sept. 16, 2014.

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Swiss Museum Accepts Artworks From Nazi-Era Hoarder

Video Swiss Museum to Accept Nazi-era Art Trove

Bern Art Museum pledges to help return to their rightful owners, however, the more than 1,000 looted pieces found in 2012 in a Munich apartment More


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Video Swiss Museum Accepts Artworks From Nazi-Era Hoarder

A museum in Switzerland has decided to accept hundreds of artworks from the son of a Nazi-era art dealer. German authorities seized the priceless collection of 1,280 artworks in 2012, hidden in an apartment in the city of Munich. Many of them were looted from Jewish families across Europe by the Nazis. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London.