Serebrennikov refused to plead guilty in embezzlement

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in photobacteria, artistic Director of the theater Gogol center Kirill Serebrennikov in the Meshchansky court of Moscow. 7 Nov 2018Serebrennikov refused to plead guilty in embezzlement© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

The Director Kirill Serebrennikov again refused to plead guilty to the embezzlement in «the Seventh Studio», the correspondent of RIA of news from a hall of petty-bourgeois court of Moscow.

«I never anything from anyone not steal, do not steal and did not collect any criminal group, in addition to theater,» said Serebrennikov at the first meeting where the case is considered essentially.

According to investigators, pieces of silver, ex-Director of the «Gogol-center» Beloborodko and producer Yuri Itin kidnapped 133 of 214 million rubles allocated in 2011-2014 non-profit organization «the Seventh Studio» for the development and promotion of contemporary art in Russia in the framework of the project «Platform». Beloborodko is under house arrest, the remaining defendants under house arrest.

All the defendants, except former chief accountant Nina Massieu, the blame does not recognize. The case against Massieu in a separate trial. She entered into a pretrial agreement with the investigation and testified against former colleagues.