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Blinding Acid Attack at Ballet

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Published on Mar 7, 2013

"Ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, often cast as the villain in Bolshoi Ballet productions, is now the lead defendant in a plot worthy of a Tchaikovsky score.

The 29-year-old allegedly choreographed an attack intended to blind Bolshoi artistic director Sergei Filin, the man who put him in the roles of Ivan the Terrible and Swan Lake's evil genius."*

Pavel Dmitrichenko, a Russian ballet star, has been arrested for a sulfuric acid attack against ballet director Sergei Filin. Why did he attempt to blind the director? Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss the competitive world of ballet.

*Read more from CNN:
http://www.cnn.com/2013/03/06/world/e...

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