Fired Ballet Star On His Relationship With The Bolshoi Nikolai Tsiskaridze: "The Bolshoi is the best in classical dancing. And for years I have been the face of that company." On his contentious relationship with former Bolshoi Ballet director Alexei Ratmansky: "The prime minister doesn't tell the queen what to do. He can only offer polite advice."
The Guardian (UK) 07/22/13