Serebrennikov arrest extended

Basmanny court of Moscow extended the house arrest of the artistic Director of “Gogol-center” Kirill Serebrennikov until July 19. It is reported “Interfax”.

a Similar decision the court made in the case of the Director of the Russian academic youth theatre (RAMT) Sophia Apfelbaum. The court left under house arrest until may 24, the former Director General of the Autonomous nonprofit organization “the Seventh Studio” Yuri itina and extended until June 19 arrest of the former Director of the “Gogol-center” Alexei Malopolska.

Serebrennikov, Apfelbaum, itina and Malopolska accused of stealing 133 million budget allocated for the implementation of the art project “Platform” in 2011-2014. The case of a former accountant of Studio seven Nina Massieu is allocated in separate manufacture as it has entered into an agreement with the investigation and gave testimony against their former colleagues. Former General producer of Studio seven Ekaterina Voronova arrested in absentia and declared in the international search.