Romanov Jewels Move To Embassy

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Romanov jewels moved three miles closer to Russia Monday after two trucks carted the priceless exhibit from the Corcoran Gallery of Art to the Russian Embassy. Lawyers for both sides in the two-week dispute agreed to transfer the jewels while negotiations continue over the show's future. A moving van containing tsarinas' dresses, royal portraits and church vestments from the exhibit already sits within the embassy compound, awaiting a resolution to the dispute. The exhibit, which attracted a record 80,000 visitors over 10 weeks, was originally scheduled to open in Houston on May 11 as part of its first tour of the U.S.