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Bolshoi prima and violinist Repin have baby

Bolshoi prima and violinist Repin have baby

To Svetlana Zakharova and Vadim Repin, a daughter

Proud parents: Ballerina Svetlana Zakharova and violinist Vadim Repin are Russian megastars

The Bolshoi Ballet’s prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova gave birth in Moscow yesterday to a baby girl, the child of the celebrated violinist Vadim Repin. Weighing 3.1 kilograms, the baby is named Anna.

She warned that the renowned Russian ballet and music education is under potentially fatal threat from the country's own government

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Indeed, I would go as far as to say ballet is one of the few real assets Russia has. Everything else can be duplicated by others.

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