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Bolshoi Ballet Dancer Could Face Nine Years In Prison For Orchestrating Acid Attack

AP | Associated Press | Posted 11.30.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW (AP) — A verdict in the case of the Bolshoi dancer accused of masterminding an acid attack on the ballet's director will be announced Dec. 3,...

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 Violinist Dies After Falling Into Orchestra Pit

Posted 07.18.2013 | Arts

Viktor Sedov, a 65-year-old violinist at Russia's Bolshoi Theater, died this week after falling into the institute's orchestra pit. The event marks ye...

Another Scandal At The Bolshoi?!

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 09.08.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — The chief of Moscow's Bolshoi Theater was fired Tuesday after months of infighting following an acid attack on its artistic director th...

Embezzlement At The Bolshoi?

AP | Posted 06.13.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW -- Russian police have launched a criminal investigation into the embezzlement of 90 million rubles (about $3 million) of state funds during th...

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 Director Undergoes Surgery After Acid Attack

AP | LYNN BERRY and NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 03.21.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW — An acid attack on the artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet has shone the spotlight on the fierce "Black Swan" -like competition for ...

Bolshoi's Artistic Director Attacked With Acid

AP | Posted 03.19.2013 | Arts

MOSCOW (AP) — An acid attack on the artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet has shone the spotlight on the fierce "Black Swan" -like competition for...