FILE - In this March 19, 2013 file photo, Anatoly Iksanov , 

FILE - In this March 19, 2013 file photo, Anatoly Iksanov , the general director of the Bolshoi Theater, speaks to the media in Moscow, Russia. The Russian culture ministry has fired the director general of the famed Bolshoi Theater that has been mired in scandal since an acid attack on its artistic director. Minister Vladimir Medinsky said Tuesday, July 9, 2013, that Iksanov would be replaced by Vladimir Urin, head of another major ballet and opera theater. Medinsky said Iksanov would serve as his adviser.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
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FILE - In this March 19, 2013 file photo, Anatoly Iksanov , the general director of the Bolshoi Theater, speaks to the media in Moscow, Russia. The Russian culture ministry has fired the director general of the famed Bolshoi Theater that has been mired in scandal since an acid attack on its artistic director. Minister Vladimir Medinsky said Tuesday, July 9, 2013, that Iksanov would be replaced by Vladimir Urin, head of another major ballet and opera theater. Medinsky said Iksanov would serve as his adviser.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
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