Main hall of Moscow's Bolshoi theatre
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Bolshoi Theatre reopens after six-year renovation

One of the world's greatest theatres, the Bolshoi in Moscow, has reopened after a six-year renovation programme.

President Dmitry Medvedev and the cream of Russia's elite attended a glittering gala performance.

It ends a difficult and very expensive reconstruction process which has been tainted by accusations of corruption.

Daniel Sandford reports from Moscow.

  • 28 Oct 2011
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