Ksenia Subjectto: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti
TV presenter Ksenia Sobchak in his Telegram expressed support for the Director Kirill Serebrennikov, who earlier on June 26, was found guilty in a criminal case of embezzlement of budget funds allocated for implementation of the project “Platform”.
Phrase from the sentence of the judge of the Meshchansky court of the city of Moscow, Sobchak called “some dark and terrible dream.” She noted that hope for the best becomes more difficult “with each new quote judge.” “I hope, and Cyril, and all the others on the bench to hear the applause of the people at court,” wrote a leading.
Pieces of silver arrived at the court session the morning of June 26. Before entering the building, the crowd greeted him with applause. On the announcement of the verdict Director was named guilty in the near future, the judge should announce the sentence for him and other defendants in the case.
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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