Top Russian dancer held over acid attack

One of Bolshoi ballet's top dancers, Pavel Dmitrichenko, accused of ordering attack on art director.

    A top Russian ballet dancer is among three suspects detained over an acid attack on the Bolshoi's artistic director Sergei Filin.

    It has been reported that one of the dancers, Pavel Dmitrichenko, ordered the attack.

    Al Jazeera's Stefanie Dekker reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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