Serebrennikov commented on the situation with searches in the «Gogol-center»

© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Chesnokova in Photobacterium Kirill Serebrennikov. Archival photoSerebrennikov commented on the situation with searches in the «Gogol-center»© RIA Novosti / Ekaterina to Tecnocovering the image Bank

The Director Kirill Serebrennikov thanked colleagues and associates for support in connection with the situation which developed round the headed by the «Gogol-center». He also said that he is ready to answer any questions.

«My dear beloved Zhenya Mironov, Chulpan (Khamatova), Fyodor Sergeyevich (Bondarchuk) and all of my colleagues — Russian and foreign, all who signed a letter in our defense, who spoke at the rally, in our and the world press (the list goes on, I will call and write to everyone personally!) — thank you for your honesty, for brotherhood, for the great help and support! Thanks to all our relatives, loved ones and close friends, to help and support», — wrote the pieces of silver on his page in Facebook.

The Director explained that he had not responded sooner due to the fact that he «was deprived of all means of communication, all the computers».

«Now we will prove that the project «Platform» was that it took place», wrote the pieces of silver.

He stressed that participated in the project «best of Russia» young composers, musicians, actors, Directors, artists, choreographers, dancers, theorists and practitioners of the arts, «and most importantly — the audience, who are constantly coming over.» The Director stressed that he was proud of his involvement in this program.

Searches in «Gogol-center» and the home of its artistic Director Serebrennikov held Tuesday in the case of embezzlement of public funds. According to the Investigative Committee, representatives of the leadership of the nonprofit organization «the Seventh Studio», based Serebrennikov, from 2011 to 2014 stole about 200 million rubles have been allocated for the development and promotion of art.

On suspicion of fraud was arrested a former accountant of the «Seventh Studio» Nina Masliaev and former Director General of the company Yuri Itin. Pieces of silver was questioned as a witness.

On Wednesday at the awards ceremony in the Kremlin, the actor Yevgeny Mironov delivered a letter to the President «to pay attention to this matter.» The statement was signed by the artistic Director of the Chekhov Moscow art theatre Oleg Tabakov, artistic Director of theatre «Lenkom» mark Zakharov, actress Chulpan Khamatova, Sergey Garmash, Alla Demidova, Alexei Agranovich, Victoria Tolstoganova, Jan Sexta, Anatoly Bely, Kseniya Rappoport, Evgeniy Stychkin, Aleksandr Petrov, Irina Starshenbaum, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Marina Aleksandrova.

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