Dec 3, 2013 — Former lead dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko was convicted in the January acid attack that nearly blinded Bolshoi Theater artistic director Sergei Filin. Dmitrichenko has acknowledged organizing the assault but said he didn't intend for acid to be used.
Mar 5, 2013 — One of those arrested is a star dancer at the Bolshoi. He's accused of masterminding the acid attack that nearly blinded Sergei Filin, the ballet's artistic director.
Jan 18, 2013 — Sergei Filin may have been attacked by someone who is angry about which dancers he has chosen for starring roles, his family and colleagues tell news outlets.