Kirill Serebrennikova: Valeriy Melnikov / RIA Novosti
Director of theater and cinema, artistic Director of the theater “Gogol-center” Kirill Serebrennikov was found guilty in a criminal case of embezzlement of budget funds allocated for implementation of the project “Platform”. It is reported by RT on Friday, June 26.
The investigation alleges that from 2011 to 2014, the leadership of the organization, “the Seventh Studio” assigned 133 of 214 million rubles allocated from the state budget on the project “Platform”. Serebrennikov urged to plant for six years and be fined 800 thousand rubles. Other defendants, Alexis Malopolska, Yuri itina, as well as a former employee of Russia Ministry of culture Sofia Apfelbaum asked to sentence to imprisonment for terms from four to five years. The accused pleaded not guilty.
Searches and arrests in the case, “the Seventh Studio” began in may of 2017. Initially, the pieces of silver took on the case as a witness, but in August of the same year he was detained and placed under house arrest after he arrested the accountant, “the Seventh Studio” Nina Maslyaeva called him the organizer of the fraudulent scheme. In April 2019, the Director was released on his own recognizance.
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