Thousands of documents stolen from Russian city archives

Anonymous Patron writes SPB PRESS #110 – Thousands of documents stolen from city archives More than 7,000 irreplaceable documents — including historic decrees signed by Peter the Great — have been stolen from St Petersburg’s state archives.

Thieves helped themselves to handfuls of ancient manuscripts from binders in bundles of up to 50 before making their escape from Russia’s biggest historical archive, on Millionaya Ulitsa.”