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The cost of corruption at the Bolshoi

Pavel Dmitrichenko in court

A day before sentence was passed on the three men accused of organising the acid attack on Sergei Filin he

The law of unforeseen consequences unfolds at the Bolshoi Ballet

Pavel Dmitrichenko in a courtroom in Moscow on 7 March. Photo © Associated Press/Alexander Zemlianichenko

Many years ago a newspaper editor introduced me to the “law of unforeseen consequences”. It’s a distant cousin of Murphy’s