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2011-04-04 16:47:00

MIAMI, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the ripe young age of 16, Anna Maria Litvinenko is the youngest competitor that will perform in the respected International Tchaikovsky Competition, this year comprised of four music categories, 25 countries, and 122 musicians.

2009-07-05 15:18:49

Government and TV officials paid their final respects during the full military burial in Moscow for Russian singer Lyudmila Zykina, ITAR-TASS reports. The Russian news agency said the military honors accorded Zykina Saturday at Moscow's Novodevichye cemetery represented a rare honor among Russian citizens. The

2008-08-08 15:00:38

By CRAIG SMITH No country for old women Craig Smith I The New Mexican Alexandra, gorgeously sad and eminently Russian film, not rated, in Russian with subtitles, The Screen, 473-6494, 4 chiles Nothing much happens in this 92-minute 2007 film by Alexander Sokurov, and everything happens.

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2007-04-29 09:00:07

By MARIA DANILOVA MOSCOW - Mstislav Rostropovich, the renowned cellist and conductor who won world fame for his masterly playing and his courage in defending human rights, was buried Sunday in the Moscow cemetery that holds the graves of many of Russia's most luminous artists and thinkers.

2005-12-12 08:26:37

By Meg Clothier MOSCOW (Reuters) - When Moscow's Bolshoi Theater postponed its new production of "War and Peace" after the conductor walked out, critics sharpened their pencils expecting the opera to be an embarrassing failure.


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