Bolshoi Ballerina Feels Vindicated

Anastasia Volochkova, the glamorous ballerina fired by the Bolshoi on the grounds that she was too heavy, says a court ruling that would reinstate her to the company is proper vindication. “I’ve had to endure much in all these legal processes, but on the other hand it shows that in our country there’s a law that defends the rights of performers.”