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Ballet Director Subject to Acid Attack

Posted January 18th, 2013 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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The artistic director of Russia’s famed Bolshoi Ballet troupe was injured in an acid attack late Thursday by an unknown assailant. A spokeswoman for the Bolshoi told reporters Sergei Filin suffered severe burns to his face and eyes after a masked attacker splashed concentrated acid on him as he approached his home late at night. […]

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Bolshoi Theater Reopens After Renovation

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 4:35 pm (UTC-5)
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VIDEO: APExpress 4 – 28.10.2011 13:59:00 – AP-APTN-1630: ++Russia Theatre Russia’s famed Bolshoi Theater in Moscow has reopened after six years of extensive renovation. President Dmitry Medvedev led the gala opening Friday, which was also attended by international opera stars, celebrities, and Russia’s elite. In his address, Mr. Medvedev called the late 18th century theater, […]

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