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Three Men Sentenced to Prison in Bolshoi Ballet Attack

A Russian court has sentenced Russian dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko to six years in a penal colony for orchestrating an acid attack on the artistic director of Moscow's Bolshoi Ballet. The court in Moscow gave a 10-year sentence to Yuri Zarutsky, who has admitted to throwing acid in the face of director Sergei Filin on January 17, damaging his eyesight.  Getaway car driver Andre Lipatov was sentenced to four years.    Dmitrichenko and his two co-defendants were found...

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