Human Rights Council requested detailed information on Kirill Serebrennikov's case from Investigative Committee
Human rights activists have not received the answer from the department yet.
The Presidential Human Rights Council (HRC) requested detailed information on the charges imputed to director Kirill Serebrennikov from the Investigative Committee, RIA Novosti with reference to the head of the Council Mikhail Fedotov reports.
According to him, the answer from the department was not received yet. Fedotov emphasized that the council does not have information from Serebrennikov's lawyers, or from investigators, and considers it incorrect to be guided by publications of media.
“Naturally, we do not demand disclosure of the secrecy of the investigation from the Investigative Committee”, the head of HRC specified.
To recall, on August 23 Basmanny Court of Moscow placed Kirill Serebrennikov under house arrest on a charge of fraud. The artistic director of Gogol center serves the arrest in the apartment on Prechistenka.
According to the investigators, Serebrennikov organized embezzlement of more than 68 million rubles ($1,1 million), by creating Platform project for which money was allocated.
The prosecutors want the former Russian Federation Council member to go to prison for 14 years instead of 9 and pay a 500-million-ruble ($8.8 million) fine instead of 70 million rubles ($1.2 million).