Director Kirill Serebrennikov sentenced to three years of imprisonment conditionally. The corresponding decision was made by petty-bourgeois court of Moscow on Friday, 26 June.
pieces of silver accused in the case of theft of 129 million rubles for the implementation of the theatre project “Platform”. Also, the Director will have to pay a fine of 800 thousand rubles.
Kirill Serebrennikov and his partners must compensate the damage. Judge Olesya Mendeleev noted that the claims to be recovered in full. Will not have to pay only a former official in the Ministry of culture, the Director of Ramtha Sophia Apfelbaum, because it was not involved in the theft, but admitted negligence, RIA Novosti reported.
the Court has left under arrest of the property of defendants in the criminal case. It was arrested during the investigation to ensure action and possible fines. Among the property the apartment Serebrennikov in Germany worth 300 thousand euros, jewelry and cash (12.6 million rubles, 5 thousand euros and 87 thousand dollars). Also the arrest was to be the Skoda Octavia producer Alex Malopolska.
the Court did not appoint Serebrennikov additional penalty of prohibition to take household distribution of posts in the cultural institutions.
Judge Olesya Mendeleev said during the meeting that the correction of the defendants ‘ possible without their isolation from society. However, she noted that pieces of silver and the other defendants denied any involvement in the embezzlement to trick the court and to avoid punishment.
the Prosecution, in turn, does not dispute the existence of the project “Platform”. The subject of the proceedings is only the cost of the events.
Lawyers have not yet decided whether to appeal the verdict Kirill Serebrennikov.
“the Seventh Studio” in 2011-2014 received a budget of 216 million roubles for the project “Platform”. These funds were allocated for the promotion of contemporary theatre. The consequence considers, what pieces of silver and partners organized theft. There have been several examinations. Last assessed the damage almost 129 million rubles.