The Union of theatrical figures asks humanity to «the «Seventh Studio»

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Deniability in Photobacterium the Russian academic youth theatre, Sofia Apfelbaum in the Basmanny court of Moscow. 27 Oct 2017The Union of theatrical figures asks humanity to «the «Seventh Studio»© RIA Novosti / Anton to Danilovmarat the image Bank

The Secretariat of the Union of theatrical figures of the Russian Federation requests the RF IC when considering «cause «the Seventh Studio» to pay special attention to the observance of the presumption of innocence and the principle of humanity, and asks to take into account the Supreme authority and reputation of Sophia Apfelbaum in theatrical society, says the appeal of the Secretariat of the theatre Union of Russia.

The Moscow city court on Monday upheld the house arrest of the Director of the Russian academic youth theatre Sofia Apfelbaum in the case of the Director Kirill Serebrennikov.

Earlier Basmanny court of Moscow sanctioned absentia arrest Apfelbaum until December 26. According to the investigation, when he was the Director of the Department of state to support art, culture of the Russian Federation Apfelbaum participated in the theft of at least 68 million rubles in the project «Platform». According to the investigator, guilty of theft Apfelbaum not guilty, but agreed that it was negligent in budget allocation. Protection, in turn, clearly stated that the guilty head of the theater does not consider himself.

«The Secretariat of STD of the Russian Federation, having considered, at its enlarged session the question «About actual problems of state support and state control of culture and art: concepts and controversies,» expresses serious concern about the efforts of the recent flood of accusations of offences relating to the professional activities of our colleagues – leaders of the theatre», — reads the statement of the extraordinary extraordinary extended meeting of the Secretariat of the theatre Union of Russia.

Following the meeting, the Secretariat STD, in particular, instructed the Chairman of the Union Alexander Kalyagina at the next meeting of the Council under RF President on culture and art to raise the issue of improving the legislation on culture, in particular the preparation of the new «Law on culture and cultural activities in the Russian Federation».

Also the STD Secretariat agreed to consider the question of convening in the first half of 2018 in Moscow all-Russian theater conference where you will be offered a program of legislative protection of theatres to take account of relevant mechanisms for the improvement of the legislation on culture.