Russia and Syria to Restore Ancient Syrian City Desecrated by ISIS; Art Forum

Russia and Syria have signed an agreement declaring their intention to work together to restore the ancient city of Palmyra, which was gravely damaged by ISIS during the militant group’s occupation of the area between 2015 and 2017. Both the State Hermitage Museum and the Institute of the History of Material Culture of the Russian Academy of Sciences signed pacts with Syria’s Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums (DGAM) in Damascus on November 25.The countries are planning to launch an international campaign in support of the regeneration of the UNESCO World Heritage site, which is

Source: Russia and Syria to Restore Ancient Syrian City Desecrated by ISIS

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