Olympics Opening Ceremony 'Natasha's Ball'
Photo Credit: Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs
Several of Russia's most famous ballet stars are among a throng of dancers who flood the floor of Fisht Olympic Stadium for the "Natasaha Rostova's First Ball" segment of Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. They brought Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace" to life by performing in an elaborate Imperial Ball, illustrating the struggles with free will, the future, and the past for five Russian families during the Napoleonic wars. Among the Russian ballet stars: Svetlana Zakharova, Vladimir Vasiliev, Danila Korusntsev, Alexander Petukhov and Ivan Vasiliev.
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