MOSCOW, may 24. /TASS/. The Kremlin is not aware of the “arrogant” actions of law enforcement bodies during searches in the “Gogol-center”.
“We do not have any information about some arrogance, about some procedural violations that were made at the same time (a search in the “Gogol-center”),” – said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.
He declined to comment on the actions of investigative bodies. “The rest of the actions of the investigating authorities can not comment, in this case we can only say that, of course, someone in something to accuse only competent court”, – said the representative of the Kremlin.
Sands admitted that he did not know about the availability of the President’s administration of the letter of the Director of the Bolshoi theatre Vladimir Urin.
As told reporters he urin, in a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin, he outlined his vision of the situation around investigative actions in respect of artistic Director of “Gogol-center” Kirill Serebrennikov.
“I have my own position on this issue that we are dealing with an artist with an outstanding Director and so on, how it was made, I think, wrong. This is the first side of the issue. Moreover I can say, he’s an artist, man is not responsible for the financial component, from my point of view. I think this did the trick and the media who do not have enough information… I expressed my point of view on this subject in a letter addressed to the President,” urin told reporters. However, he did not explain what is written in the letter to the President.
Director also expressed hope that the investigation will be objective and within the law. Speaking about the influence of the media on the situation, urin noted that representatives of the press do not have full information, and react solely on the name. “People do not understand the situation, and occurs in all media, that the main culprit in this situation that is financial the disassembly is Kirill Serebrennikov. This is wrong,” – said urin.
Previously the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation said that the searches have Serebrennikov was held in the framework of the criminal case about the theft of about 200 million rubles allocated from the budget for the project development and popularization of contemporary art in 2011-2014. Ivanov explained TASS that the criminal case initiated on the fact of theft in 2014 budget funds in especially large size, allocated Autonomous non-commercial organization “the Seventh Studio”.