Media playback is unsupported on your device

Bolshoi ballet acid attack culprits jailed

3 December 2013 Last updated at 19:19 GMT

A former Bolshoi ballet dancer has been sentenced to six years in jail for his role in an acid attack on the company's artistic director.

A Moscow judge announced the sentence after convicting Pavel Dmitrichenko and his two accomplices.

The attack nearly blinded Sergei Filin who has had more than twenty operations to try and save his sight.

The BBC's Olga Ivshina has sent this report from outside the court.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.