Romania Still Seeking National Treasury Held by Russia for More Than 100 Years

Russia holds billions in gold and historical objects it agreed to safekeep in 1917

The USSR kept Romania’s Pietroasele Treasure for decades (National Museum of Romanian History)

WWhen World War I broke out in 1914, most European nations quickly entered the fray. Romania did not, remaining neutral until 1916. After entering the war, though, Romania’s gold reserves and…

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Tim Gebhart

Tim Gebhart

Retired Lawyer. Book Addict. History Buff. Lifelong South Dakotan. Blog: prairieprogressive.com