July 25, 2013. Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill exchanged gifts at the end of a meeting of the Russian Head of State with 15 senior clergy of local Orthodox churches. The President presented the patriarch with a large icon "The Life of the Solovetsky saints". In turn, Kirill gave Putin an icon of Jesus "Lord, Holder of All" made of silver in the late 19th century.
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