Russia: Bolshoi Ballet director attacked with acid


Bolshoi Ballet chief Sergei Filin, 43, was about to arrive at his home around midnight Thursday when an unidentified attacker tossed acid in his face, causing severe burns to his eyes. State-run news agency RIA Novosti reports that he may lose his sight. He had been threatened repeatedly, prior to the attack. (Thanks, Aileen Graef)