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Ex-Bolshoi dancer gets 6 years jail term for ordering acid attack

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 23:20

A local court here on Tuesday declared an ex-Bolshoi dancer guilty and has sentenced him to six years jail for ordering a terrible acid attack, which nearly blinded the ballet`s director.

Sergei Filin back at Bolshoi after acid attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 19:47

Sergei Filin, who was wounded and partially blinded by a horrendous acid attack in January, has returned to the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.

Russia`s Culture Ministry fires Bolshoi chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 09, 2013, 21:28

The chief of Moscow`s Bolshoi Theatre was fired after months of infighting following an acid attack on its artistic director.

Dancer admits being behind Bolshoi chief attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 16:00

A star Russian ballet dancer who most recently played the title role in "Ivan the Terrible" at the famed Bolshoi Theater has confessed to the acid attack on the theater`s ballet chief, Moscow police said on Wednesday.

Russian police arrest 3 suspects in Bolshoi attack

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 10:02

Russian police said on Tuesday they arrested three men in the acid attack that nearly blinded the artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet, including a star dancer suspected of masterminding the plot.

`Sleeping Beauty` ballet held in Bolshoi

Last Updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 13:10

Pyotr Tchaikovsky`s `Sleeping Beauty` was the first ballet on the renovated stage of Moscow`s Bolshoi Theater.

Russia`s Bolshoi Theater reopens after six-year restoration

Last Updated: Sunday, October 30, 2011, 08:47

Bolshoi Theater reopened after 6 years of reconstruction with a concert attended by members of Russian and international beau monde.

Russia cancels PM`s Bolshoi Theatre prog due to state mourning

Last Updated: Sunday, December 06, 2009, 22:46

The gala closing ceremony of the `Year of India in Russia` at the famous Bolshoi Theatre here due to be attend by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterpart Vladimir Putin tomorrow has been cancelled.

Russia opens Bolshoi theatre corruption probe

Last Updated: Monday, September 14, 2009, 20:12

Russian investigators are probing allegations that millions of dollars were embezzled in the renovation of Bolshoi Theatre.