Russian Market‏@russian_market1 min
Market chatter that Putin has cancelled meeting with Merkel – developing
Eröffnung der Beutekunst-Ausstellung mit Merkel und Putin überraschend abgesagt. Germany Funk @ DLF11 min
Opening of looted art exhibition with Merkel and Putin canceled surprising.
A disagreement over artefacts is overshadowing a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel to St Petersburg, for a Russia-organized economic forum. An evening exhibition opening with President Vladimir Putin has been canceled.
German chancellery spokesman Steffen Seibert said German and Russian officials had decided to cancel exhibition opening remarks in St. Petersburg by visiting German Chancellor Angela and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The exhibition in St. Petersburg’s Ermitage Museum entitled “Bronze Age, Europe without Borders,” includes items seized by Soviet soldiers during and after World War II.