Suspect in ballet director's acid attack questioned
Sergei Filin, artistic director of the Russia's Bolshoi Ballet, was attacked with acid in January.
March 5th, 2013
06:03 AM ET

Suspect in ballet director's acid attack questioned

Police are questioning a suspect in connection with an acid attack that disfigured the artistic director of Russia's illustrious Bolshoi Ballet, Moscow authorities said Tuesday.

Sergei Filin was doused with acid by a masked assailant in January, an attack that caused severe burns.

Russian authorities gave little more detail on the investigation.

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