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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Russian court puts theatre director under house arrest by Shaun Walker and Agencies

Kirill Serebrennikov is accused of embezzling £900,000, but supporters say he is victim of crackdown on dissentA court in Moscow has put a widely revered Russian theatre director under hous…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:12AM
Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko jailed for six years over acid attack by Shaun Walker

Moscow court finds performer ordered attack on theatre's artistic director, Sergei Filin, and sentenced two accomplicesThe Bolshoi ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko has been found guilty of o…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:59AM
Saturday, November 16, 2013

Bolshoi dancer: police know I'm innocent of acid attack by Shaun Walker

Pavel Dmitrichenko's detention cell letters tell of beatings and pressure to make confessionThe Bolshoi ballet soloist accused of organising an acid attack on the theatre's artistic director…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:12PM
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Bolshoi Theatre acid attack witness 'threatened into giving statement' by Shaun Walker

Batyr Annadurdiye said police told him he would be jailed if he did not give right evidence in Sergei Filin case, court hearsA key witness in the Bolshoi Theatre acid attack trial has said …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:12AM
Thursday, November 7, 2013

Bolshoi director faces lifelong eye treatment after acid attack, court hears by Shaun Walker

Sergei Filin has had 23 eye operations since January attack and will need many more, his father-in-law tells dancer trialSergei Filin, the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, will need …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 11:03AM
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

I forgive nobody, Bolshoi acid attack victim tells dancer's trial by Shaun Walker

Sergei Filin speaks in detail for first time about night of attack and is questioned directly by accused Pavel DmitrichenkoThe Bolshoi Ballet's artistic director came face to face with the d…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:07PM
Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Bolshoi dancer pleads not guilty to organising acid attack by Shaun Walker

Pavel Dmitrichenko says he is 'not fully guilty' of charges, while man who threw acid claims to have acted alonePavel Dmitrichenko, a former principal dancer at the Bolshoi theatre, pleaded …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 04:05PM
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Bolshoi acid attack trial opens – and then adjourns by Shaun Walker

Trial in Moscow is stopped when the lawyer for one of the three defendants fails to arrive. It resumes next Tuesday The trial of the ballet dancer accused of organising an acid attack on the…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:54PM
Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Bolshoi artistic director returns after acid attack to reveal new ballet season by Shaun Walker

Sergei Filin faces world's media as company seeks to move on from year of violence and scandalThe man in the dark glasses sat quietly on the Bolshoi's stage, unintroduced for over half an ho…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:05PM
Saturday, July 30, 2011

Tsar of the show: Can the Bolshoi Theatre recover from a controversial $700m refurbishment? - Features, Theatre & Dance - The Independent by Shaun Walker

Its colonnaded fa�ade, topped with a sculpture of a galloping quadriga, is one of the enduring images of Moscow, alongside the swirling domes of St Basil's. Inside its walls, some of the mos…

SOURCE: The Independent at 06:56AM

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