Dancer denies acid attack order

A Bolshoi Ballet dancer has appeared in court accused of plotting an acid attack that nearly blinded the Russian troupe's artistic director. Pavel Dmitrichenko denied telling an alleged accomplice to throw acid in Sergei Filin's face.

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Dancer confesses to attack on Bolshoi director

A dancer has confessed to orchestrating an acid attack that left the director of Russia's Bolshoi ballet horribly disfigured.

He said he did it because his girlfriend wasn't being given leading roles.

Europe Correspondent Emma Murphy reports.

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