Russia Returns Medieval Church Glass — War Salvage — to Germany

Date: 13 April 2006

Russia announced that it would return to Germany six 14th-century stained glass windows taken from a church by the Red Army during World War II, AFP reported.

The medieval windows were removed from the Marienkirche church in the northeast city of Frankfurt an der Oder and are now housed at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow.“The six stained glass windows from the Marienkirche church considered missing have been discovered in the Pushkin Museum which is preparing to display them before returning them to Germany,” said Russian Culture Minister Alexander Sokolov, during a press conference in Moscow.He added that an expert had confirmed that the works came from the German church.You can find the entire news article on the website below... Russia announced that it would return to Germany six 14th-century stained glass windows taken from a church by the Red Army during World War II, AFP reported.

The medieval windows were removed from the Marienkirche church in the northeast city of Frankfurt an der Oder and are now housed at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow.

“The six stained glass windows from the Marienkirche church considered missing have been discovered in the Pushkin Museum which is preparing to display them before returning them to Germany,” said Russian Culture Minister Alexander Sokolov, during a press conference in Moscow.

He added that an expert had confirmed that the works came from the German church.

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