Putin: limitations creative activities Serebrennikov was not there

© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated in Photobacterium of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin during the annual Direct line. 15 June 2017Putin: limitations creative activities Serebrennikov was not there© RIA Novosti / Michael Clientgenerated the image Bank

Restrictions creative activities Director Kirill Serebrennikov was not there, said Russian President Vladimir Putin.

«As you know, many of the things he created with the support of public Finance. So no, I am not making assessment of his work, absolutely not ready for this, but any restrictions related to his creative activities, as you know, was not there because he just gave public money. But if someone already give the state money, the state must proceed from the fact that they are spent correctly, in accordance with the law. There are fears that there are financial irregularities. All the more there’s nothing here,» — said Putin.

«As for government, I’m not familiar with it, unlike, say, Alexey Uchitel. Anyway, personally communicated», he added.

In may at the Metropolitan theater «Gogol-center» and the home of its artistic Director Serebrennikov were searched in the case of embezzlement of public funds. According to the UK, persons from among the leadership of the nonprofit organization «the Seventh Studio», the founder of which was pieces of silver in 2011-2014 stole about 200 million rubles allocated by the state for the development and promotion of art. As previously noted by the head of Department of state support for art and folk art, Andrey Malyshev, at the time of the Ministry of culture annually allocates «the Seventh Studio» money for the project «Platform», total funding amounted to 216,5 million rubles.

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