The first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on culture Vladimir Bortko supported the court's decision not to prohibit Director Kirill Serebrennikov on to hold senior positions in the theater, noting that it is necessary to control the use of funds allocated by the state for performances.
On Friday the Meshchansky court of Moscow sentenced Serebrennikov to three years probation on charges of embezzlement of nearly 129 million rubles. In addition, pieces of silver have to pay 800 thousand rubles fine. The court did not additional punishment to ban Serebrennikov to take leadership positions in the theatre.
Mikhail Kokshenov was a good actor and has proved himself as a businessman, acting as a producer of Comedy films, told RIA Novosti the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on culture, actress Elena Drapeko.
People's artist of Russia, film Director and screenwriter Mikhail Kokshenov has died on 84-m to year of life.