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Bolshoi Ballerina Cites Danger, Seeks Refuge In Canada

January 30, 2013

"Leading Bolshoi ballerina Svetlana Lunkina declared on Tuesday that she is abandoning Russia for the sanctuary of Canada, a move reminiscent of the Cold War, when dancers routinely made headlines by defecting from the harsh political climate of the Soviet Union for greater personal and artistic freedoms in the West." The Globe & Mail (Canada) 01/30/13

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