FILE - In this file photo taken on Thursday, March 29, 

FILE  - In this file photo taken on Thursday, March 29, 2012, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, right, and Galina Vishnevskaya, widow of Mstislav Rostropovich, stand during a ceremony of opening of the monument to a well-known Soviet and Russian cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich in Moscow, Russia.  Russian opera legend Galina Vishnevskaya died on December 11, at the age of 86. “She is dead, it’s true,” a spokesperson at the Vishnevskaya Opera Center told reporters Tuesday.  (AP Photo/ Mikhail Metzel, Pool, File)
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Thursday, March 29, 2012, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, right, and Galina Vishnevskaya, widow of Mstislav Rostropovich, stand during a ceremony of opening of the monument to a well-known Soviet and Russian cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropovich in Moscow, Russia. Russian opera legend Galina Vishnevskaya died on December 11, at the age of 86. “She is dead, it’s true,” a spokesperson at the Vishnevskaya Opera Center told reporters Tuesday. (AP Photo/ Mikhail Metzel, Pool, File)
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