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Putin returns famed icon to Russian Orthodox Church
May 16, 2023
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CWN Editor's Note: “In response to numerous requests from Orthodox believers, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a decision to return the miraculous Holy Trinity icon painted by Rev. Andrey Rublev to the Russian Orthodox Church,” the Moscow Patriarch said in a statement.
Critics of the decision contended that the famed icon would be better preserved if it were kept in the gallery in which it has been located since 1929.
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