Bolshoi Ballet dancer jailed for acid attack released on parole

Dancer who arranged acid attack on Bolshoi’s former artistic director is released early after serving less than three years of sentence

A former Bolshoi Ballet dancer who was convicted in 2013 for his role in an acid attack on the ballet company’s artistic director has been paroled, his lawyer has said.

Russian news agencies quoted the dancer’s lawyer, Sergei Kadyrov, saying that Pavel Dmitrichenko was released on Tuesday after a parole commission upheld his request for an early release.

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Source: Guardian Dance News

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