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Bolshoi dancer gets six years for acid attack

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A Russian court on Tuesday sentenced a Bolshoi dancer to six years in a penal colony for masterminding an acid attack that nearly blinded the famed company's artistic director. 

Bolshoi soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko (right) is escorted into a court in Moscow, on December 3, 2013

Former soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko and two co-defendants were found guilty of carrying out a premeditated attack on Sergei Filin in a case that exposed vicious infighting at the storied institution.

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