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Bolshoi dancer Dmitrichenko 'confesses' to acid attack

7 March 2013 Last updated at 12:39 GMT

A Bolshoi Ballet dancer accused over an attack on artistic director Sergei Filin has told a court he did not mean for him to be splashed with acid.

Soloist Pavel Dmitrichenko is accused of masterminding the attack. He appeared in court with two other men accused of helping carry it out.

Police say the three have confessed. They were denied bail at the hearing.

Daniel Sandford reports.