Director Of Russia's Bolshoi Theatre Replaced After Scandals

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Reuters
The Russian government replaced the head of the Bolshoi Theatre on Tuesday following a series of scandals including an acid attack on its ballet company's artistic director.

Director Of Russia's Bolshoi Theatre Replaced After Scandals

The Russian government replaced the head of the Bolshoi Theatre on Tuesday following a series of scandals including an acid attack on its ballet company's artistic director.

Culture Minister Vladimir Medinsky announced Anatoly Iksanov's departure and said Vladimir Urin, an experienced theatre manager, would take his place at one of the world's top theatres.