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Praying for Palmyra: Russian maestro leads orchestra in ruins of ancient city

Praying for Palmyra: Russian maestro leads orchestra in ruins of ancient city

A Russian symphony orchestra led by Valery Gergiev has given a unique performance in ancient Palmyra, recently liberated from Islamic State militants. The concert was devoted to the victims of extremists, and intends to instill hope that peace can triumph over war and terrorism.