Kirill Serebrennikova: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti
Director and artistic Director of the theater “Gogol-center” Kirill Serebrennikov sentenced to probation. It is reported by Telegram-the RT channel on Friday, June 26.
The court declared that the fault of the Director, and other defendants, Alexis Malopolska and Yuri itina fully proved.
The prosecution sought for the Director to six years jail time.
Serebrennikov was found guilty in the criminal case on the embezzlement of funds allocated from the state budget for the theater project “Platform”. The investigation found that the pieces of silver with partners through the establishment of his organization, “the Seventh Studio” stole 128,9 million, overstating the value of ongoing performances.
The sentence was handed down in petty-bourgeois court of Moscow. Other defendants in the case — Alexei Malopolska and Yuri itina — also convicted of fraud. Sofia Apfelbaum, a former official of the Ministry of culture of Russia that the investigation was accused of complicity in the fraud scheme, was found guilty of negligence.
Searches and arrests in the case, “the Seventh Studio” began in may of 2017.
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