The survey showed how much the Russians know about the case Serebrennikov

© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable in Photobacterium Kirill Serebrennikov at the meeting of the Moscow city court. 4 September 2017The survey showed how much the Russians know about the case Serebrennikov© RIA Novosti / Ramil to Setdiscoverable the image Bank

More than half of Russians (55%) know about the case against the Director Kirill Serebrennikov, says the data of the survey «Levada-center».

According to the survey, 9% of respondents closely follow the development of events, and 46% had heard about it; 45% of respondents stated their ignorance of the situation.

According to «Levada-center», 55% of respondents from those who know about what is happening, I believe that the criminal case against the artistic Director of «Gogol-center» is brought for the misappropriation of funds, 18% of respondents cited the real reason an independent position of Director in the art, a quarter of respondents were undecided.

The survey was conducted from 15 to 19 September among 1,600 people over 18 in 137 localities of the country. The study was conducted at the home of respondents by personal interview. The error does not exceed 3.4%.

Basmanny court of Moscow on August 23 put the artistic Director of «Gogol-center» Serebrennikov under house arrest on charges of fraud. The protection offered to release the Director on bail or surety. The Director is serving house arrest in his apartment on Prechistenka street in Central Moscow. The court allowed the Director at the time of his arrest to visit the theater, but only with the permission of the investigator.

Serebrennikov accused the organization of theft of at least 68 million rubles allocated in 2011-2014 for the project «Platform». The Director has called the charges against him «false and absurd». According to him, the project «Platform» has given many young creative people to develop and «was implemented in full volume».