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Restoration of Historic Monuments in the U. S. S. R

Nature volume 150, page 54 (11 July 1942) | Download Citation



A SPECIAL committee for the registration and protection of architectural relics and historic monuments has been set up by the Soviet Government. It consists of leading members of the Academy of Sciences. and architects, headed by Igor Grabar, a Stalin prize-winner. One duty of this committee will be to establish the amount and nature of the destruction and damage caused by the Germans in occupied districts and, where restoration is at all possible, to supervise the work.

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