Appeal of the CTRC to the cultural institutions of the world

December 15, 2022

Despite the fact that Russia is still a member of UNESCO, its actions in the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine violate the norms of international law regarding the protection and preservation of cultural heritage provided for by the Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict of 1954, the Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property of 1970, the Convention on the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage of 1972.