The court seized property ex-Director of the “Gogol-center”

The court seized property ex-Director of the “Gogol-center”

The Moscow city court has seized the property of the former Director of the “Gogol-center” Alexei Malopolska. This is Malopolski said, speaking at a meeting in the court of appeal for the extension of his arrest, the correspondent of RBC.

According to him, the investigation was given the status of a witness in the case, “the Seventh Studio” to his wife.

Not only that, my wife without any justification made by the witness and on this basis deny us a date, and on our property was seized: to his apartment, where not completed repairs, books, pots.Alexey Malopolskie-Director of the “Gogol-center”

“Work laptop wife is also in the investigation”, he added.

When and what court made the decision to arrest the property and for what amount the defendant is not said.

As said the lawyer Ksenia Karpinskaya, the court arrested the property of the defendant and his wife that were stored in the warehouse. “There were books, household utensils, furniture, warm clothing,” she said. Property arrested by court decision, but exactly when it was made, protection and family Malopolska don’t know, the lawyer added. The investigation and trial them about it notifies. About the arrest of a warehouse by the wife of Malopolska Tatiana found out when he came to the warehouse to pick up warm clothes, the lawyer said.

“Basmanny court did not impose arrest on the property of [Alexei] Malopolska and members of his family,” said TASS press Secretary of the court Juno Tsarev.

Earlier, on 6 September for Alexei Malopolska before the Moscow city court have more than 30 figures of culture and art. The lawyer of the accused asked the judge to adduce personal surety for a former Director of the “Gogol-center”. Among poluchivshimsya was the actor Valery Garkalin, producer and Director Eduard Boyakov, actress Chulpan Khamatova, Elena Shanin, poet and literary critic Lev Rubinshtein, critic Anatoly Golubovsky, Director of theatre Leonid Osharin and others.

Presnensky court of Moscow arrested for a month Alexei Malopolska June 21. Basmanny court of the capital on 18 July, it extended the arrest of ex-Director of the “Gogol-center” in three months. At the moment he is in jail No. 1 (“Matrosskaya Tishina”).

In early August in his defense was made by the leaders of the Moscow theaters: they appealed to President Vladimir Putin asking him to intervene in the situation with the arrest of Malopolska. The letter was addressed to the head of the presidential administration Anton Vaino.

In the case of the organization of embezzlement in especially large size (part 4 of article 159 of the criminal code) apart from the former Director of the “Gogol-center” are also former CEO of the Studio Yuri Itin, ex-accountant of the “Seventh Studio” Nina Masliaev and film Director Kirill Serebrennikov. According to investigators, the damage amounted to 68 mln. Investigators believe that employees of the company were submitted to the Ministry of culture estimates and reports with inflated figures and made fictitious contracts for various works. Budget of compensation for these works, according to the TFR, the defendants were taken into accounts of firms-a something ephemeral and cashed.