Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev (C) stands with members of the Bolshoi Theatre company at the stage of the theatre in Moscow, on September 20, 2011. Medvedev visited today the Bolshoi Theatre to mark its upcoming re-opening after years of reconstruction.

Russia’s President Dmitry Medvedev (C) stands with members of the Bolshoi Theatre company at the stage of the theatre in Moscow, on September 20, 2011. Medvedev visited today the Bolshoi Theatre to mark its upcoming re-opening after years of reconstruction.