EFENew York City, US

The Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov sold on Monday in New York City for a record $103.5 million, all of which will go towards helping Ukrainian refugee children.

The bidding, which was conducted by Heritage Auctions, lasted 20 minutes, during which the price of the medal steadily rose from $787,000 to $16 million, until suddenly an anonymous telephone bidder put up $103.5 million, ending the sale coinciding with World Refugee Day.

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