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Bolshoi Ballet Attack

Dancer Sentenced In Acid Attack On Director

AP | LAURA MILLS | Posted 12.03.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW (AP) — Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was sentenced to six years in prison on Tuesday for his role in an acid attack on the ballet's artis...

Bolshoi Ballet Chief Scarred In Acid Attack Set To Testify In Moscow

AP | Posted 11.06.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — The chief of the famed Bolshoi ballet company is to testify in Moscow at the case of a ballet star suspected of mastermindin...

NOT GUILTY?

AP | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — A Bolshoi ballet dancer who is accused of ordering an acid attack on the company's ballet chief has pleaded not guilty. Pav...

Guess Who's Not Coming Back To The Bolshoi?

AP | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- The Bolshoi Theater won't renew the contract of Nikolai Tsiskaridze, a veteran principal dancer and teacher who for years has been in open c...

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 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 Dancer Accused In Acid Attack Defends Actions

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.07.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — Pale and haggard after hours of questioning, a leading Bolshoi dancer told a Moscow court that he gave his blessing to an attack on the...

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...

Was The Bolshoi Acid Attack An Inside Job?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.12.2013 | Arts

After weeks of speculation as to who was behind the vicious acid attack on Bolshoi director Sergei Filin, multiple sources are pointing fingers at the...

Bolshoi Ballerina Fears For Her Safety

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — A leading ballerina with the Bolshoi Ballet says she wants to stay in Canada after receiving threats – a move that follows an aci...