Apfelbaum told us about his worst offense
MOSCOW, 25 Dec — RIA Novosti. Director of the Russian academic youth theatre (RAMT) Sophia Apfelbaum, passing on the case of the Director Kirill Serebrennikov declared that considers as the most severe violation of wrong Parking, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.
“Before my arrest I thought was my worst sin the penalty for wrong Parking. I’m innocent and I will prove it,” said Apfelbaum at the meeting of the Basmanny court of Moscow, which considered the question of extending her house arrest.
“I was one of three Directors of the “Platform”, the other two Directors are not questioned and do not suspect that I had probably been arrested because I’m doing theaters. Soon, apparently, the diploma of the University will be proof of guilt,” she added.
The lawyer Irina Poverina noted that a consequence builds their own version on “absurd” the testimony of ex-accountant, “the Seventh Studio” Nina Massieu.
“In her statement there is only one phrase that another defendant in the Itin she said something. Her testimony is absurd. I will never believe that pieces of silver, Malopolski came to her and asked to steal money, she got scared and she said that it was necessary to the investigation,” said Poverina.
She added that requests the release Apfelbaum on bail of one million rubles.
According to the investigation, when he was the Director of the Department of state to support art, culture of the Russian Federation Apfelbaum participated in the theft of at least 68 million rubles in the project “Platform”. According to the investigator, guilty of theft Apfelbaum not guilty, but agreed that it was negligent in budget allocation. The defence said that the guilty head of the theater does not consider himself.
In may at the Metropolitan theater “Gogol-center” and the home of its artistic Director Kirill Serebrennikov were searched in the case of embezzlement of public funds to non-profit organizations, “the Seventh Studio”. Initially, the investigators were sent to jail the former accountant Nina Maslyaeva and under house arrest — the General Director of the Studio of Yuri itina.