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MOSCOW, September 27 (Itar-Tass) — Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has issued an order approving a list of unique treasures (including coronation regalia), which are not subject for use for the purposes of exhibiting or studying outside the permanent place of their storage. The treasures are of high artistic, scientific, and historico-cultural significance and are kept at Gokhran (State Precious Metals and Gems Repository) of the Russian Federation.
According to the order, posted at the government website, 26 unique valuables may not be exhibited or studied outside Gokhran. The list is headed by the Large Imperial Crown, the Imperial Globe, the Sceptre with the diamond called "Orlov", the Large Imperial Chain of the Order of St. Apostle Andrew the First-Called, the Badge and Star of that Order. The list also includes the Small Imperial Crown, a Field Marshal's baton, and other unique historical valuables of 18-19th century Russia.