Detained suspects in the theft of 45 million rubles in the design of the new Theatre of Europe in St. Petersburg
Criminal case upon plunder of 45 million rubles allocated from the Federal budget for the design of the new stage of Academic Maly drama theatre — Theatre of Europe (MDT) in Saint Petersburg.
As reported on Wednesday, the management of FSB across Petersburg and Leningrad region, proceedings were instituted under article 159 of the criminal code “fraud”. In the organization of misappropriation of funds is suspected. “a Number of defendants detained, the question on election of a measure of restraint”, — is spoken in the message.
The construction of a new scene MDT must be completed by the end of 2019. The total area of new buildings needs to reach 23 thousand square meters, underground Parking 1.6 thousand sq. m. the New scene of Theatre of Europe will be a seven-story. In the structure of the new complex will appear in the transformer stage with 600 seats, a chamber theater with 75 seats, three rehearsal halls, technical, warehouse, office and other premises. The total amount of the contract exceeds 2 billion rubles.
Maly drama theatre, the artistic Director of which for over 30 years is a people’s artist of Russia and laureate of several state prizes of Lev Dodin, was created in 1944 in Leningrad. In different years at the theater staged performances directed by Yury Dvorkin, Henrietta Yanovskaya and Kama Ginkas. The decision of the General Assembly of the Union of European theatres in 1998, MDT has the status of Theatre of Europe. The theater building is located in the center of St. Petersburg on Rubinstein street.