SKR explained the reason of searches at Director Kirill Serebrennikov

SKR explained the reason of searches at Director Kirill Serebrennikov

Moscow. May 23. INTERFAX.RU — Searches from the artistic Director of “Gogol-center” Kirill Serebrennikov associated with the investigation of the criminal case on embezzlement of large sums from the budget allocated to a non-profit organization “the Seventh Studio”, said the official representative of a capital Central Board of the Investigative Committee of Russia Yulia Ivanova.

“In the framework of the criminal case on the fact of theft in 2014 budget funds in especially large size, allocated Autonomous non-commercial organization “the Seventh Studio”, investigators conducted searches at several addresses in different regions of Russia, including at the place of residence and work Serebrennikov” she said on Tuesday “Interfax”.

Ivanov has not led any other details of the investigation, saying only that the case was initiated on the basis of materials of field services.

Earlier an informed source told “Interfax” that the silver is a witness in the case of the million-waste of money theatre, which on Tuesday conducted searches. Prior to this, the source told the Agency that the case of embezzlement was instituted in the year 2015 against unidentified officials of the Department of culture of Moscow. “According to preliminary data, it is about embezzlement of millions of dollars, and the amount of damage on the episode relating to the “Gogol-center” is estimated at 35 million dollars,” the source said.