Russian ballet director recovers from acid attack

Russian ballet director recovers from acid attack

POSTED: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 11:00am

UPDATED: Monday, February 4, 2013 - 11:04am

Sergei Filin, the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, was released from a hospital in Moscow this monday morning after being attacked by a masked assailant with acid. It appears the 42 year old was targeted over artistic differences at the world famous ballet company.

He has undergone several eye operations following the attack. Speaking to journalists before leaving the hospital he said that he was feeling well. Doctors believe he will retain at least some vision in each eye.

 

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