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Russia: Putin and Prince Albert II of Monaco hail developing bilateral relations02:31

Russia: Putin and Prince Albert II of Monaco hail developing bilateral relations

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 6, 2016 at 15:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with Prince Albert II of Monaco in Moscow, on Thursday, on the occasion of the ten year anniversary of renewed relations between Monaco and Russia.

Ahead of the meeting, Putin and Prince Albert participated in the official opening ceremony of the 'The Romanovs and the Grimaldi: Three centuries of history' exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery. "We've seen on our own for how long and how successfully the relations between Monaco and Russia have been developing. We are very glad that today our relations are also developing steadily and positively," Putin said during the meeting.

In turn, Prince Albert stated the exhibition "reflects the depth of the history of the relations between the ruling houses of the two countries in a remarkable way. This exhibition is a remarkable evidence of the past, but at the same time it directs us to the present."

The exhibition contains more than 170 objects including archival documents such as photographs and letters and other materials, from three centuries of shared history. One of the most valuable pieces is an egg-clock made by Carl Faberge in 1887, as a gift for Empress Maria Fedorovna. The egg has been in the Prince of Monaco’s collection since 1974, when it was presented by Prince Rainier III to his wife Princess Grace. The event was part of the so-called ‘Week of Monaco,' which is timed to mark the 10th anniversary of the resumption of relations between Russia and Monaco which were suspended in 1917.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with Prince Albert II of Monaco in Moscow, on Thursday, on the occasion of the ten year anniversary of renewed relations between Monaco and Russia.

Ahead of the meeting, Putin and Prince Albert participated in the official opening ceremony of the 'The Romanovs and the Grimaldi: Three centuries of history' exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery. "We've seen on our own for how long and how successfully the relations between Monaco and Russia have been developing. We are very glad that today our relations are also developing steadily and positively," Putin said during the meeting.

In turn, Prince Albert stated the exhibition "reflects the depth of the history of the relations between the ruling houses of the two countries in a remarkable way. This exhibition is a remarkable evidence of the past, but at the same time it directs us to the present."

The exhibition contains more than 170 objects including archival documents such as photographs and letters and other materials, from three centuries of shared history. One of the most valuable pieces is an egg-clock made by Carl Faberge in 1887, as a gift for Empress Maria Fedorovna. The egg has been in the Prince of Monaco’s collection since 1974, when it was presented by Prince Rainier III to his wife Princess Grace. The event was part of the so-called ‘Week of Monaco,' which is timed to mark the 10th anniversary of the resumption of relations between Russia and Monaco which were suspended in 1917.

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