Bolshoi acid attack

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011 file photo, Sergei Filin, center, poses with members of the Bolshoi Theater company involved in the Sleeping Beauty ballet, after a rehearsal, in the Bolshoi Theater that underwent renovation, in Moscow, Russia. A Moscow police said Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, that Filin, an artistic director at the legendary Bolshoi Theater, was attacked Thursday night by a man who splashed acid onto his face as the 43-year-old former dancer came out of his car outside his home in central Moscow. (AP Photo/Mikhail Metzel, File)

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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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