FILE - In this June 9, 2012 file photo Russian baritone Evgeny Nikitin poses at a hotel in Berlin, Germany. Nikitin was due to sing the lead role in Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” when ... more 
FILE - In this June 9, 2012 file photo Russian baritone Evgeny Nikitin poses at a hotel in Berlin, Germany. Nikitin was due to sing the lead role in Richard Wagner’s “The Flying Dutchman” when the annual Bayreuth opera festival opens next week has withdrawn from the event after it emerged that he once had Nazi-related symbols tattooed on his body. Festival organizers said Saturday, July 21, 2012 that Nikitin made his decision amid questions from a German newspaper on the significance of some of his tattoos. (AP Photo/dapd, Christoph Soeder,File) less 
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