Rus News Journal

Two Petersburgers are denounced for murder of the restorer of the Amber room

Moscow, on May, 17th - News. the Krasnogvardejsky district court of St.-Petersburg recognised two local residents as guilty of murder of the known restorer, a member of World Advice of Amber, a member of the Union of artists of the Russian Federation of Alexander Zhuravlyov supervising WRK on restoration of the Amber room in the Ekaterina`s palace, the State Office of Public Prosecutor of the Russian Federation informs on Tuesday.

the Court has established that on December, 21st, 2009 narcodependent Vitaly Belenkov and Vasily Ljadov, having C the restorer at a supermarket, have proceeded behind it 2 the house and have beaten at an entrance. Attacking have stolen property of the restorer for the sum more than 140 thousand roubles, including amber in cost more than 110 thousand roubles.

" on December, 27th, 2009 Alexander Zhuravlyov has died from the RCVed physical injuries in GUZ " Aleksandrovsky hospital " on 66 - m to year of life " - it is marked in a MSG of the State Office of Public Prosecutor.

the Court has sentenced Ljadova to 9 years to 6 MTH of imprisonment, Belenkova - by 3 years of imprisonment in a high security colony. The court 2 has completely satisfied the claim of victims ABT compensation of moral harm in the sum of 1 million roubles. The civil suit ABT compensation matelnogo harm will be considered as civil legal proceedings.

Alexander Zhuravlyov W 1981 for 1997 supervised over WRK on a reconstruction of the Amber room. In the course of restoration it has anew opened an ancient secret of colouring of amber which after its  destruction has been again lost. Together with group of restorers Zhuravlyov has recreated amber products from collections of the State Hermitage, the Armory Museum. With its assistance in the Kazan cathedral in St.-Petersburg the icon of Sacred Great martyrs of Nikolay The Second and cesarevitch Alexey which was created by masters - stone-cutters has been established.