The lawyer asked the court to acquit Serebrennikov

Counsel sought to justify the Director Kirill Serebrennikov, who is accused of stealing money allocated for the project "Platform", the correspondent of RIA of news from a hall of petty-bourgeois court of Moscow.

The Prosecutor on Monday asked the court to appoint Serebrennikov six years in prison and a fine of 800 thousand rubles.

"Your honor, Serebrennikov be justified in the absence of damage. The Ministry of culture received in return of allocated funds project implemented in the framework and therefore cannot be victims," - said the lawyer Dmitry Kharitonov in the debate of the parties.

According to him, the damage was not as all planned activities were implemented, the money spent on the purposes for which allocated.

"Pieces of silver, and the other person were not an organized group, and carry out their responsibilities. Pieces of silver was not involved in monitoring the accounting, legal and financial issues," - said the lawyer.