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Attending exhibition Treasures of Russian Museums

November 4, 2018, Moscow

Vladimir Putin and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia attended the exhibition Treasures of Russian Museums.

The President was accompanied by Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky, Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin and Metropolitan Tikhon of Pskov and Porkhov.

The exhibition opened at Manezh Central Exhibition Hall as part of the 17th Church and Public Exhibition and Forum Orthodox Russia – For National Unity Day and will be open until November 25th. Showcased at the exhibition are over 280 of the most important works of art from 50 Russian museums created over several centuries, including works by Valentin Serov and Karl Bryullov, as well as the Our Lady of Tenderness icon from the Pskovo-Pechersky Monastery (Pskov-Caves Monastery).

The exhibition opening marks National Unity Day and the church holiday, the Feast of Our Lady of Kazan, established in recognition for helping the country to repel the Polish invasion of 1612.

November 4, 2018, Moscow