on Friday, June 26, petty-bourgeois court of Moscow has pronounced a sentence to Kirill Serebrennikov. He received three years probation and a fine of 800 thousand rubles. A number of cultural figures commented on this situation.
the General Director of the Bolshoi theatre Vladimir urin considers primarily the fact that all the defendants in the case, “the Seventh Studio” remains at large.
the Chairman of the Union of theatrical figures of Russia Alexander Kalyagin still finds it difficult to say anything definite. According to him, he’ll do it later, when explore in detail the essence of the sentence imposed Serebrennikov.
Actress Julia Peresild pleased with the court’s decision on parole for the Director, reports RIA Novosti.
special Envoy of the Russian President for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi also pleased that his colleagues in the theatrical business was not taken into custody and remained at large. This will allow them to return to their creative activities. Shvydkoi especially happy for Sophia Apfelbaum, which, in his opinion, is one of the best theatrical Directors in Moscow, reports TASS.
First Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on culture Vladimir Bortko supported the court’s decision not to ban Serebrennikov to take leadership positions in the theatre. However, he noted that artists should not give money because they are broad and can spend them where not necessary.
Deputy head of the Federation Council Committee for science, education and culture Igor Morozov said that the verdict Director imposes certain restrictions on its activities, but pieces of silver can still be creative. The representative office said that the court’s decision is legal, because the money allocated for the project “Platform”, are budget. Morozov drew attention to the fact that correction does not necessarily need to be in jail.
Member of the Moscow Public oversight Commission eve Markachev believes that the case, “the Seventh Studio” was resolved by the compromise the authorities and the public. According to her, Serebrennikov appointed time has not caused too much anger and it seems to be all reassured.
In 2011-2014, “the Seventh Studio” received 216 million rubles for the development of the project “Platform”. The investigators believe that pieces of silver and partners organized theft. The damage was estimated at nearly 129 million rubles.