Three weeks after the attack on Sergei Filin, the police approach in turn as employees Bolshoi ballerina talks conspiracy to tarnish his name
For nearly three weeks, the main action in the Bolshoi Theatre has spent much of his famous stage, as dancers and directors heated exchange of accusations about who is behind the brutal attack of acid on his head ballet company, Sergei Filin.
Now, the police began to attack several employees and dancers as suspects, according to an "informed source within the enforcement agencies of Moscow", quoted by Interfax news agency.
"The evidence is collected," the source said, without elaborating.Filin
The unprecedented attack has unveiled the rivalries and personality conflicts in the most famous theater in the country. Filin immediate connection with the attack on his work as artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet.
The former dancer of 42 years, in the treatment of Germany reception designed to restore sight. He was released from a hospital in Moscow, Monday, after several operations on eyes and face, which were left with third degree burns after masked assailants approached him with sulfuric acid to his home on January 17.
Since the attack, the main actors in the drama Bolshoi discussed the incident with a theatrical flair, giving interviews and incendiary accusations trading almost every day. On the one hand, Filin, supported by the Director General of the Bolshoi, Anatoly Iksanov. On the other side is Nikolai Tsiskaridze, dancer and celebrity supported by hordes of admirers. He was a critic of the direction of the theater and was a candidate for the position of Filin.
Russian media immediately turned to the rivalry between the two men to speculate what might have prompted the brutal attack.