Russians Reveal Hoard of 46,000 Art Treasures Stolen by Nazis





Russia's government has revealed details of 46,000 artworks missing after Nazi looting.

A new Internet database will help scholars, law enforcement agencies and the art market locate cultural treasures, said the government's Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography.

A Web site, http://www.lostart.ru , is in Russian with printed editions in English. Thirteen volumes have the 46,000 artworks from 13 museums, and another volume lists 3,541 rare books, manuscripts and letters. There are nearly 1.1 million archive files also missing.

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