Contents tagged with Ivan the Terrible

  • US to give back to Ukraine painting of Ivan the Terrible stolen during World War II

    A 107 year-old painting titled “Secret Departure of Ivan the Terrible Before the Oprichnina” by Mikhail Panin will soon be sent back to Ukraine by the US authorities. The painting depicts a 16th century scene of the Russian Tsar Ivan IV, commonly known as Ivan the Terrible, leaving the Kremlin gates with his entourage. 

    The painting was taken from the Dnipropetrovsk Art Museum during the Nazi occupation of the city in 1941, and was recently discovered in a private home in the US state of …