Ballet soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko after his arrest in Moscow
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Police video shows suspects in Bolshoi acid attack

Russian police have released a video of three alleged suspects in the case of Bolshoi Ballet Artistic Director Sergei Filin, who was attacked with acid in January.

Among the men arrested was Bolshoi dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, who according to Moscow police confessed to masterminding the attack.

In the video which shows the men in police custody, Mr Dmitrichenko and the two other suspects, Andrei Lipatov and Yuri Zarutsky, were seen answering police questions on their alleged involvement in the attack.

Pictures supplied by Ministry of Interior

  • 06 Mar 2013
  • From the section Europe
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