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Russian Theater Performer Dies in Accident on Stage

An opera artist at Russia’s legendary Bolshoi Theater has died in an accident on stage during an opera performance, the Moscow-based company says. The theater said the incident took place Saturday in the midst of changing sets for Sadko, a 19th-century opera by Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov. “The live performance …

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Controversial Swedish Artist Dies in Traffic Accident

Swedish news media reported that controversial artist Lars Vilks died in a traffic accident. Vilks is an artist who has drawn sketches that some Muslims consider insulting to the Prophet Muhammad. He has received death threats since 2007 and lives under police protection. Media reports said a truck collided with …

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