Items of Cultural Value

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Items of  Cultural Values shall mean any material objects located in the territory of the Russian Federation, namely:

  1. historical values, including connected with historical events in life of any peoples, society and state developments, the history of science and technologies, as well as connected with activities of any conspicuous figures (state, political, public persons, thinkers, scientists, literature, arts workers);
  2. objects and their parts obtained in the course of archeological dig;
  3. completely handmade pictures and drawings on any substrate and made of any materials;
  4. original sculptures made of any materials, including relief sculptures;
  5. original designs and installation works made of any materials;
  6. decorated cult-objects, in particular icons;
  7. engraving, prints, lithographs and their original printing forms;
  8. decorative artware, including works of art made of glass, ceramics, wood, metal, bone, fabric and other materials;
  9. traditional handicraft products;
  10. components and fragments of historical, architectural, art monuments, art in architecture memorials;
  11. old books, publications of particular value (historical, art, scientific and literature) either separately or in collection;
  12. rare manuscripts and documental memorials;
  13. archives, including photo, audio, cinema and video archives;
  14. unique and rare musical instruments;
  15. postage stamps, other philatelic materials, either alone or in collection;
  16. old coins, orders, medals, seals and other collector's pieces;
  17. rare collections and samples of flora and fauna, objects of particular interest of such braches of science as mineralogy, anatomy and paleontology;
  18. other movable objects, including copies of historical, art, scientific or other items of cultural value, as well as taken under state protection as history and culture memorials.

THE LIST OF ITEMS OF CULTURAL VALUE, DOCUMENTS OF NATIONAL ARCHIVE FUNDS, ORIGINAL ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS, MOVING OF WHICH ACROSS THE CUSTOMS BORDER OF THE CUSTOMS UNION IS RESTRICTED FOR EXPORTATION

 

 

Goods Description

Group or Code

of

Commodity Nomenclature of Customs Union Foreign Economic Activity

(TN VED TS)

1. Items of cultural value included into museum, archive and library collections

from 49, 97

2. Objects and collections of historical, scientific, artistic or other value, connected with any famous events in peoples' life, development of the society and the State, the history of science and technologies

 

2.1. commemorative objects related with life of any outstanding political, state figures, national heroes, scientists, people of art, literature and culture

from 97

2.2. items and collections of clothing and equipment military or industry oriented, produced 50 years ago or earlier

from 42, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 97

2.3. antique arms (fire-arms, missile and air weapons produced prior to 1899 inclusive (excluding fire-arms designed for shooting with centre-fire cartridge), cold steel manufactured prior to the end of 1945 inclusive)

from 93, 97

2.4. Objects of technical equipment, devices, tools, apparatuses, equipment of military, scientific, production or household purpose and their components, produced more than 50 years ago

from 39, 40, 69, 70, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 90, 91, 97

2.5. objects and parts obtained during archeological digging (whether sanctioned or not) and archeological inventions irrespective the time of their detection

from 97

3. Artistic values (excluding any pictorial, sculptural and graphic works, artware and objects of performance of religious rites of various religions, designs, installations, souvenirs, objects of children's crafts, as well as household items, irrespective of the time of their making)

 

3.1. painting and sculptural items

 

from 49, 73, 74, 75,76, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 97

from 4420

from 6913

from 7018

from 8306

3.2. graphic articles and original graphic and printing forms

from 49

from 9702 00 000 0

3.3. articles of religious practices of various religions

from 42, 46, 57, 58, 94, 95, 96, 97

from 4420

from 6913

from 7018

3.4. artware articles

from 97

3.5. author's designer projects, installations, assemblages

from 49, 97

4. Print publications made more than 100 years ago

from 97

5. Coins, bonds, banknotes and securities produced more than 50 years ago

 

from 97

from 4907 00

from 7118

6. Orders, medals (excluding personal awards evidenced by Merit Certificates or Order Cards exported by their holders), as well as memorial signs and efficiency decorations, table medals and seals, ensigns, produced more than 50 years ago.

from 97

from 7113

from 7114

from 7117

from 8306

from 9611 00 000 0

7. Unique and rare musical instruments (excluding any factory-made and mass-produced musical instruments, including but not limited to folk musical instruments non-recorded by the State)

from 92, 97

8. Postage stamps and blocks, marked envelopes, taxation and similar stamps produced more than 100 years ago (excluding postcards and open letters irrespective of the time of their production)

from 97

9. Rare collections, articles and samples of flora and fauna, mineralogy, anatomy and paleontology irrespective of the time of their appearing or making

from 9705 00 000 0

10. Items of cultural value formerly imported to the territory of Customs Union member-states, if they are older than 100.

from 97

11. Items of cultural value, being of great historical, artistic, scientific, documentary or other value, that are referred to extra-valuable articles of cultural heritage of peoples under the applicable legislations of the Customs Union member-states, irrespective of the time of their producing

from 42, 44, 49, 57, 58, 63, 69, 70, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 93, 94, 97

12. Items of cultural value irrespective of the time of their creation, protected by the State and entered in lists and registers of protected objects in the order fixed by the laws of the Customs Union member-states.

from 42, 44, 49, 57, 58, 63, 69, 70, 73, 74, 75, 76, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 84, 85, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 93, 94, 97

 

 

 

ARCHIVE DOCUMENTS

 

Goods Description

Group or Code

of

Commodity Nomenclature of Customs Union Foreign Economic Activity

(TN VED TS)

Documents of national archive funds of Customs Union member-states and other archive documents

from 49

Manuscripts and documental memorials, archives, including photo, audio and cinema archives made more than 50 years ago

from 37, 49, 97

Governmental agencies in charge of regulation of moving of items of cultural value:
  1. The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
  2. The State Archive Service, Russia;
  3. The Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation.