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Exhibition celebrates millennium of Russian-German ties

People stand in front of a portrait of Peter the Great at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People stand in front of a portrait of Peter the Great at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

People stand in front of a portrait of Peter the Great at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A woman looks at a replica of a section of the Amber Room at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman looks at a replica of a section of the Amber Room at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman looks at a replica of a section of the Amber Room at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Visitors stand near a painting Infantryman Schwerid Redivanoff by Johann Christoph Merck at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Visitors stand near a painting Infantryman Schwerid Redivanoff by Johann Christoph Merck at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Visitors stand near a painting Infantryman Schwerid Redivanoff by Johann Christoph Merck at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A woman looks at a portrait of Catherine II by Fyodor Rokotov at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman looks at a portrait of Catherine II by Fyodor Rokotov at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman looks at a portrait of Catherine II by Fyodor Rokotov at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin, December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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Woman looks at a vase by the St Petersburg porcelain manufactory at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Woman looks at a vase by the St Petersburg porcelain manufactory at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Woman looks at a vase by the St Petersburg porcelain manufactory at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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A woman looks at a portrait of Catherine II by Fyodor Rokotov at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman looks at a portrait of Catherine II by Fyodor Rokotov at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

A woman looks at a portrait of Catherine II by Fyodor Rokotov at the Russians and Germans exhibition at the New Museum in Berlin December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Thomas Peter
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