the ballet of The Kirov began a european tour with his star dancer, a young Tatar, 23-year-old, named Rudolf Noureïev. The parisian performances were a great success. On June 16, 1961, the troop made their luggage to travel to London, his next step.

At the le Bourget airport, two Russian approach Noureïev for him learn that he will not his fellow in England. They ordered him to take a plane to Moscow to go to the bedside of his mother who is ill. Not worth it to make a drawing of the dancer, he understands that it is not that d…

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