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MOSCOW, December 13 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev presented a lacquer jewel-box of the Kholuy Art School as a birthday gift to Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on the eve of her birthday. The Brazilian president will celebrate her birthday on December 14, but despite the tradition and taking advantage of the fact that she has negotiations in Moscow on Thursday, Dmitry Medvedev presented this gift to her.
The lacquer jewel-box is a masterpiece of the craftsmen from the village Kholuy in the Ivanovo Region. The characters of Russian fairytales and legends are painted on the jewel-box.