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Visit to State Hermitage Museum

April 27, 2021, St Petersburg

Vladimir Putin presented unique items made to the order of Emperor Alexander II to the State Hermitage Museum.

Church utensils, part of a set to perform the mystery of the Eucharist, was made in 1877 in St Petersburg at the request of the imperial court to be used in the family chapel at Clarence House in London by Great Duchess Maria Alexandrovna, later Duchess of Edinburgh.

The President also discussed the State Hermitage development plans with its Director Mikhail Piotrovsky.

April 27, 2021, St Petersburg