Former Bolshoi ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko in court today where he  was found guilty today in an acid attack. Photograph: EPA

Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was found guilty today in an acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet and tarnish(...)

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Pavel Dmitrichenko being escorted to a court room earlier this month. The former principal dancer at the Bolshoi theatre has pleaded not guilty to organising an acid attack on Sergei Filin. Photograph: Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP

Pavel Dmitrichenko, a former principal dancer at the Bolshoi theatre, pleaded not guilty to organising an acid attack on the theatre’s artistic direct(...)

Bolshoi ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko performing in Ivan the Terrible at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow last November. He has confessed to organising an attack on Sergei Filin, artistic director at the Bolshoi. Photograph: Anton Tarasov/Reuters

When Sergei Filin had sulphuric acid thrown in his face by a masked attacker outside his Moscow apartment on January 17th, there was just one o(...)

Moscow police say they are certain that a leading dancer at the Bolshoi ballet was involved in an acid attack that nearly blin(...)