Serebrennikov, the court extended the term of house arrest

Serebrennikov, the court extended the term of house arrest

MOSCOW, 17 Dec — RIA Novosti. Basmanny court of Moscow extended the term of house arrest of Director Kirill Serebrennikov, the accused in the case of embezzlement in “the Seventh Studio”, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.


“The petition of the investigator to fulfill the measure of restraint in the form of house arrest extend”, — announced the decision of the judge Artur Karpov.

The court also rejected the government’s request to release him for two days at the Bolshoi theater to work on the ballet “Nureyev” and five days to shoot the film about Viktor Tsoi.

In addition, the term of arrest was extended to all other defendants in the case.

Artistic Director of “Gogol-center”, the ex-Director of theatre Alexey Malopolske, the former General Director “the Seventh Studio” Yuri Itin, its former chief accountant Nina Masliaev and producer Ekaterina Voronova accused in the theft of 68 million rubles of state funds allocated to the “Seventh Studio”.

While Maslyaeva made a deal with the investigation and testified against the other defendants, after which she was placed under house arrest. The other defendants deny guilt.

On Tuesday, the Investigative Committee opened a criminal case against several suspects of involvement in the theft.

In addition, SK will check employees of the Ministry of culture, contributing, “the Seventh Studio” money for the project “Platform”. According to the investigator in the Basmanny court of Moscow, he plans to interrogate a large number of people.