Culture Ministry asked to reduce the amount of claim to the defendants in the case Serebrennikov

Legal representatives of the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation asked the Meshchansky court of Moscow for 5 million to reduce the amount of a civil claim asserted against the Director Kirill Serebrennikov and the other defendants in the case about the theft of allocated for the implementation of the project "Platform" of money, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

The project "the Seventh Studio", from the Federal budget were allocated 216 million rubles. When it took over the RF IC, the first examination has estimated the damage at 133 million rubles, the second found that the defendants, on the contrary, I saved money the Ministry of culture. The third examination, the conclusions of which were announced on 1 June, estimated the damage at 128 million.

Prior to that, the damage of culture in the lawsuit was estimated at 133 million 237 thousand rubles.

Opinion on the request of prosecutors and defence lawyers expressed at the stage of pleadings.

Theft in the implementation of the project "Platform", according to investigators, was organized by the Director Kirill Serebrennikov with producers Alexey Malopolski and Yuri Etenim, as well as a former employee of the Ministry of culture Sofia Apfelbaum. Guilty themselves they do not recognize.