Police arrested Kirill Serebrennikov

Полиция задержала Кирилла Серебренникова
Artistic Director of “Gogol-center” will be charged with fraud.

Kirill Serebrennikov

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This morning in the capital, police arrested Cyril Serebrennikov, according to RBC. Soon the artistic Director of “Gogol-center” will be charged under article “swindle in especially large size”. This detention is a continuation of the high-profile case of the theft of at least 68 million rubles allocated in 2011-2014 for the project “Platform” on which earlier pieces of silver was held as a witness.

According to media reports, the decision on detention Serebrennikov was taken by law enforcement after testimony of the accountant Nina Massieu taken into custody in may of this year. Recall that around the same time, police searched the apartment of a theatrical figure and in the “Gogol-center”. To protect Serebrennikov then got many of his colleagues: Guild theatre Directors, who consider him privy to the fraudulent activity was created by a petition in support of the artistic Director