Vladimir Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and artistic and general director of... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Creativity,Dedication,Gala,Horizontal,Majestic,New,Opening Event,President of Russia,Russia,St. Petersburg - Russia,Stage - Performance Space,Theatrical Performance,Visit,Vladimir PutinPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPRussian President Vladimir Putin (R) and artistic and general director of the Mariinsky Theatre Valery Gergiev visit the new stage of the Mariinsky II before the Grand gala dedicated to its opening in Saint Petersburg on May 2, 2013. Russia's famous Mariinsky theatre in Saint Petersburg was to inaugurate a new ballet and opera house on May 2 in an event coinciding with the 60th birthday of its hugely ambitious and well-connected director Valery Gergiev. AFP PHOTO / POOL / ANATOLY MALTSEV (Photo credit should read ANATOLY MALTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)