The Russian Director Kirill Serebrennikov (49) has to live for a further three months, with massive restrictions on his freedom in the house arrest in Moscow. A Moscow court extended on Tuesday at the request of the public Prosecutor's office already for more than one and a half years, Arrest of up to 3. July, as the Agency reported to Interfax. The procedure is internationally recognized as stages in the criticism. Movie stars, theatre professionals and politicians have called on Russia to stop the persecution of a liberal artist.
The Russian judiciary accuses Serebrennikov, as well as other defendants in the embezzlement of state funds amounting to millions. The Director rejects the. The prosecution had requested that the artist also in the future, in his apartment, in order to clarify open questions. Again and again there were allegations that the investigators had nothing in the Hand against Serebrennikov.More about
Russian Director Serebrennikov "Free Cyril": Premiere in spite of house arrest
Serebrennikov freedom in his apartment is working in spite of the limited movement. The Hamburg state Opera performed in March of its new production of Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "Nabucco". Also, the Stuttgart Opera and other houses had brought to the performances, despite the absence of the Director on the stage. At the weekend, he received the prestigious Russian film award "Nika" for best Director. His last year in Germany, featured the Film "Leto" tells the story of the Soviet rock stars Viktor Tsoi. (dpa)