The lawyers of star dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, who is suspected of masterminding the attack against the Bolshoi Theater’s ballet artistic director Sergei Filin, plan to contest the forensic results that claim the attack caused serious bodily harm, lawyer Violetta Volkova told RAPSI.
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A lawyer for the star Russian ballet dancer who admitted this week to having masterminded an attack on the artistic director of the Bolshoi Theater said in court on Thursday that his client had not ordered acid to be used in the assault.
- 12:02 06/03/2013
Three suspects detained by Moscow police over the acid attack on the Bolshoi Theater’s artistic director Sergei Filin, including the organizer, have signed statements admitting their part in the crime, police said on Wednesday.
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German doctors say the health of the Bolshoi Ballet’s artistic director Sergei Filin, who undergoes treatment in Germany after being nearly blinded in an acid attack last month, is improving, the chief ophthalmologist of the Russian Health Ministry said Tuesday.
- 13:02 04/02/2013
The Bolshoi Ballet’s artistic director Sergei Filin, who was released from hospital on Monday after nearly being blinded in an acid attack last month, has linked the incident to a pornography scandal in 2011.
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Acid Attack on the Bolshoi Ballet Director
A masked assailant threw concentrated acid into the face of Sergei Filin, the Bolshoi’s artistic director, on January 17 in Moscow, before fleeing the scene. He suffered third-degree burns to his face and eyes.