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Russian Art Finally Arrives in London Video (2min 16sec). A major art exhibition featuring Russian masterpieces has finally arrived in London. The show was almost canceled after Russian authorities feared the paintings would be seized because of concerns of who they belong to.

"The Dance by Matisse, one of the most famous paintings in the world, in the UK for the first time. It's just one of dozens of masterpieces from Russian state collections which make up the "From Russia" exhibition at London's Royal Academy of Arts.

With works from Picasso, Rousseau and Gauguin, it's little surprise that hundreds of thousands of people are expected to visit this exhibition. What might be surprising is that it didn't geet the go-ahead until 2 weeks ago...."