Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko and two co-defendants have been found guilty of attacking Sergei Filin, artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet. In January, acid was thrown in Filin’s face, scarring and nearly blinding him. Dmitrichenko has received a six-year jail sentence.
Sergei Filin, the Bolshoi artistic director who was injured in an acid attack, has appeared in court. On November 6, he gave evidence against dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, accused of ordering the attack.
The trial of Pavel Dmitrichenko, the dancer accused of organising an acid attack on Bolshoi director Sergei Filin, has begun.
Dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko is one of three people arrested in connection with the acid attack on Sergei Filin, artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet. He is accused of hiring Yuri Zarutsky and Andrei Lipatov to attack Filin. All three men have been denied bail.