At the Office of the German Chancellor, where the exhibition is on display, the Virgin Mary of Pskov icon, which was moved from the USSR to Germany in 1944, was returned to the hierarchs of the Russian Orthodox Church.
President Vladimir Putin and Gerhard Schroeder visited an exhibition containing part of the Bremen collection, which Russia recently returned to Germany
Visit to Germany. Russian-German Intergovernmental Consultations
June 15 − 16, 2000