Russian President Formally Returns Prized Books to Hungary

You though you had some overdues? Anonymous Patron writes Russian president formally returns prized books to Hungary – Pravda.Ru Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday formally returned to Hungary a priceless collection of centuries-old books long demanded by Budapest . The presentation of the Sarospatak library was the central event to the highly symbolic two-day visit by the Russian leader to the former Soviet bloc country.

The more than 130 books, including a 1498 Bible and a 16th-century book signed by Martin Luther, who inspired the Reformation, were seized by the Soviet Army during World War II and taken to Russia”