Aleksandr Lukashenko extends condolences over passing of Maya Plisetskaya

    Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko has extended condolences to People’s Artist of the USSR Rodion Shchedrin, the family and friends of the People’s Artist of the USSR Maya Plisetskaya in connection with her passing.

    “The passing of great Maya Mikhailovna [Plisetskaya] whose creative work embodied the whole cultural era is an irretrievable loss for the Russian and world art. Her brilliant choreography and wonderful grace, fantastic power of dramatic identification and outstanding mastery dazzled the audience. Thanks to the selfless service to art and commitment to the stage she was respected all over the world,” the message of condolences reads.

    “Blessed memory of the fantastic modern ballerina, Maya Mikhailovna Plisetskaya, will remain in our hearts forever,” the President noted.