Merkel event in Russia cancelled in looted art dispute

June 21, 2013 10:15 AM

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Merkel event in Russia cancelled in looted art dispute

A fresh dispute over German art seized by the Soviet Union as war reparations threatens to overshadow Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Russia.

Mrs Merkel had been due to open a new exhibition jointly with President Vladimir Putin in St Petersburg, after an economic forum in the city.

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