Aug. 23 2017 - 18:08

Director Kirill Serebrennikov in Court

Theater and film director Kirill Serebrennikov is accused of embezzling 68 million rubles ($1.1 million) of government funds that were earmarked for a production at his theater. He denies all the accusations. After being arrested during the night in St. Petersburg, he was driven to Moscow for his first day in court. 

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