Bolshoi acid attack

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Bolshoi soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko listens in a courtroom in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 7, 2013. The star dancer accused of masterminding the attack on the Bolshoi ballet chief acknowledged Thursday that he gave the go-ahead for the attack, but said he did not order anyone to throw acid on the artistic director's face. Dmitrichenko told a Moscow court that he had complained about ballet chief Sergei Filin to an acquaintance, who offered to "beat him up." (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

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Bolshoi Theatre dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, who played the title role in "Ivan the Terrible" at the famed Bolshoi Theater,  is accused of plotting and carrying out an acid attack on the Bolshoi Theatre artistic director Sergei Filin on Jan. 17.

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