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Bolshoi Acid Attack

Bolshoi Acid Attack Trial Delayed

AP | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has delayed the start of the trial of a star dancer accused of organizing an acid attack on the Bolshoi ball...

Ballet Director Returns To Bolshoi After Devastating Attack

AP | Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- The Bolshoi ballet's artistic director has returned to the famed Moscow theater after months of treatment in Germany for burns he suffered t...

Bolshoi Battle Escalates

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The foes make a striking contrast – a bald, stolid general director versus an extravagant dancer with an opulent mane of dark hai...

Bolshoi Director And Principal Dancer Battle Over Ballet's Future

AP | Posted 05.19.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The Bolshoi Theater's general director has rejected criticism from an assertive principal dancer who is openly aspiring to take his job...

Bolshoi Acid Attack Victim Hopes To Work Again

AP | DAVID McHUGH and NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 05.15.2013 | Arts

AACHEN, Germany — The Bolshoi ballet artistic director badly burned in an acid attack said Friday he is "full of strength and faith" that he wil...

Bolshoi Chief Says Acid Attack Dancer Could Keep Job

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet said the dancer arrested on suspicion of giving the go-ahead to an acid attack that badly b...

Who's Who In The Bolshoi Ballet Drama

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

The real-life drama surrounding Russia's Bolshoi Theater reached all new heights of absurdity this week when it was revealed that the acid attack on a...

Star Dancer Admits To Bolshoi Attack

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — A Russian ballet star who has danced the roles of violent and powerful historical figures at the Bolshoi Theater has confessed to organ...

Police Detain Suspect In Bolshoi Acid Attack

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW, March 5 (Reuters) - A suspect was detained on Tuesday over an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of Russia's Bolshoi Ball...

Former Ballerina Steps In At Bolshoi After Acid Attack

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The Bolshoi ballet has named a former prima ballerina to fill in for artistic director Sergei Filin, whose face and eyes were burned in...