The Stanislavsky opera and ballet theater of Moscow shows its production of Pyotr Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" at London's Royal Festival Hall on January 4, the theater's PR report. Along with the ballet "Swan Lake," the Russian company will treat British audiences to one more classical production, of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's "Snowmaiden." Both productions, put on by choreographer Vladimir Burmeister, will be presented in the British capital as part of the Stanislavsky theater's 24-day London tour, which started December 20.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987