The Ministry of culture supported the claim to Serebrennikov

The representative of the Ministry of culture did not withdraw the complaint at 129 million rubles, the Director, Kirill Serebrennikov and others involved in the case, "the Seventh Studio", the correspondent of RIA of news from a hall of petty-bourgeois court of Moscow.

Before the debate, theatrical figures gathered more than 3 thousand signatures in defense of the defendants in the case and sent a letter to the Minister of culture Olga Lyubimova. Creative Director of theatres, Directors, actors and other concerned urged the culture Ministry to withdraw the claim for damages and thus "contribute to a just resolution of the case".

On the project "Platform" implemented "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 nearly 129 million.

Theft, according to investigators, Serebrennikov organized together with the 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.