Russian space budget may grow this yearScience & Space May 26, 20:48
Moscow hopes London High Court will deliver judgement on Ukraine’s debt to Russia soonBusiness & Economy May 26, 20:21
Hungarian top diplomat: EU must discuss anti-Russian sanctionsWorld May 26, 19:56
Russian, French top diplomats discuss preparations for Putin’s visit to FranceRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:47
Moscow comments on Tallinn’s move to expel Russian diplomatsRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 26, 19:43
WADA: Legendary Isinbayeva suits role of ambassador for clean sports in RussiaSport May 26, 19:33
Russia working on advanced air defense systemMilitary & Defense May 26, 19:17
WADA receives Russia’s new national anti-doping planSport May 26, 19:14
Moldova’s ruling pro-European coalition breaks upWorld May 26, 19:12
MOSCOW, March 26 (Itar-Tass) – A group of leading actors from the company of Taganka theater have asked the former Taganka theater Chief, Yuri Lyubimov, to return to the theater, the actors said at a press conference held at Itar-Tass on Tuesday.
"We acknowledge that an experiment of continuing the life and development of the theater without Yuri Petrovich (Lyubimov) proved unfeasible and failed. After months of anguish, lies and distortion of facts we realized we should say certain words which are obvious and which have always been on the tip of the tongue. Without Lyubimov this theater can neither live, nor develop," one of the leading Taganka actors,Timur Badalbeili, declared at the press conference.
"We regard the situation in respect to Lyubimov as terrible injustice and misunderstanding. We are speaking on our own behalf, not representing the face of the theater. But we want Yuri Petrovich to live and work at the theater which he created," Badalbeili said.
Yuri Lyubimov resigned from the post of Taganka chief artistic director and its executive director after a conflict with the company of the theater in 2011.
After Lyubimov resigned the company nominated Valery Zolotukhin to the post of the theater chief. In connection with Zolotukhin's illness Vladimir Fleisher has been appointed to the post of the theater executive director, but the post of Taganka chief artistic director remains vacant until now.