Director of Yaroslavl Drama Theater Boris Mezdrich during the International Stanislavsky Awards Ceremony at the Pyotr Fomenko's Workshop theater in 2009. Photo: AFP
Director of Yaroslavl Drama Theater Boris Mezdrich during the International Stanislavsky Awards Ceremony at the Pyotr Fomenko's Workshop theater in 2009. Photo: AFP

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Director of Yaroslavl Drama Theater Boris Mezdrich during the International Stanislavsky Awards Ceremony at the Pyotr Fomenko's Workshop theater in 2009. Photo: AFP
Director of Yaroslavl Drama Theater Boris Mezdrich during the International Stanislavsky Awards Ceremony at the Pyotr Fomenko's Workshop theater in 2009. Photo: AFP
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