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7 February 2014 - Sochi, RUS © IOCThe ceremony showcased Russian ballet, with performances by Diana Vishneva, the star soloist with the Mariinsky Ballet, by Svetlana Zakharova, a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet; and by Ivan Vasiliev, now with the American Ballet Theater.

In one scene, the stars enacted the famous ballroom scene from Tolstoy’s “War and Peace,” and Mr. Vasiliev drew gasps with his signature gravity-defying leaps.

Also in this scene were many of the dancers recruited by the Russian DanceSport Union to take part in the Sochi 2014 ceremonies. Here they are ... courtesy of RDSU!

Sochi 2015 Opening © RDSUSochi 2015 Opening © RDSU

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