FILE - In this Friday, April 12, 2013 file photo Bolshoi principal dancer Nikolai Tsiskaridze walks to a court to take part in the first hearing of a civil lawsuit he is bringing against the Bolshoi ... more 
FILE - In this Friday, April 12, 2013 file photo Bolshoi principal dancer Nikolai Tsiskaridze walks to a court to take part in the first hearing of a civil lawsuit he is bringing against the Bolshoi theater's general director as part of an effort to unseat him, in Moscow, Russia. The Bolshoi Theater announced late Saturday, June 8, 2013, that it has fired Nikolai Tsiskaridze, a veteran principal dancer and teacher who for years has been in open conflict with managers at the celebrated Russian theater. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, file) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Misha Japaridze, file
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