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Touring exhibition Memory of Generations: The Great Patriotic War in Pictorial Arts

November 4, 2019, Moscow

Vladimir Putin toured the exhibition Memory of Generations: The Great Patriotic War in Pictorial Arts, which opened at the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall as part of the Church and Public Exhibition and Forum Orthodox Russia – For National Unity Day.

The President visited several themed halls, such as The Onset of the War, The Frontline, The Memory of History, Victory Salute, Glory to Fallen Heroes, and For Courage.

The President was accompanied by Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky, Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin and Chairman of the Patriarchal Council for Culture Metropolitan Tikhon of Pskov and Porkhov.

150 pieces of painting and sculpture displayed at the exhibition narrate the tale of the road to Victory and show how the topic of the war was reflected in visual art of the 1940s-2010s. The exhibits were contributed by 42 museums from 34 Russian cities.

November 4, 2019, Moscow