Artistic Director of the Moscow theater «Gogol-center» Director Kirill Serebrennikov arrested in Moscow on suspicion of fraud in the amount of 68 million rubles.
The official representative of the Investigative Committee, Svetlana Petrenko told reporters that the investigation intends to show Kirill Serebrennikov, the prosecution and also to solve a question on election of a preventive measure.
According to the investigators, of the organized theft of at least 68 million rubles allocated in 2011-2014 for the project «Platform» — project of development and popularization of contemporary art.
That the investigative bodies were Kirill Serebrennikov, it became known in may of this year. The apartment Director, and also led them to the theater was raided. Later pieces of silver was questioned about the theft of public funds to non-profit organizations, «the Seventh Studio».
Defendants in the case about the embezzlement of public funds in the «Seventh Studio» are also former Director General of the company Yuri Itin, accountant Nina Masliaev, and a former Director of the «Gogol-center» and the former General producer of the «Seventh Studio» Alex Malopolski.
Recall that Malopolska, having citizenship of Russia and Israel, accused of stealing more than two million rubles (about 38 thousand dollars) allocated to the production of «a Midsummer night’s Dream», staged by the theater’s art Director Kirill Serebrennikov and goes to the theater for five years.
Alex Malopolski was the Director of «Gogol-center» in 2013-2015, and was taken with the formulation «for the admitted financial irregularities in the activities of cultural institutions of Moscow». But then the law enforcement agencies were not directed as in the Moscow Department of culture has considered that he just «trusted the wrong people and signed the wrong paper.» Currently, the investigators formed a different opinion.
In early August, a former chief accountant of the «Seventh Studio» Nina Maslyaeva testified against Kirill Serebrennikov in the case of fraud. According to Massieu, silver coins along with Malopolski decided to steal budget money in 2014. Part of the allocated funds are spent for projects of the Studio, and the part appropriated.
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