Meshchansky court of Moscow sentenced the Director Kirill Serebrennikov to three years probation in the case, “the Seventh Studio”. He was also fined 800 thousand rubles and three years probation. The court has appointed the Director the additional penalty of prohibition on management of cultural institutions, as well as three years.”Bugfix Serebrennikov possible without real punishment,” said judge Olesya Mendeleev. Former Director of the “Gogol-center” Alexei Malopolska, the court appointed two years conditionally eks-the General Director “the Seventh Studio” Yuri Itino three years probation. Another defendant in the case — former Director of the Department of state of art of the Ministry of culture Sofia Apfelbaum — was found guilty of negligence. She was released from punishment due to expiry of the period of limitation for this charge.The court found that pieces of silver, Itin and Malopolski, as the leaders of the “Seventh Studio”, stole a large part of the subsidies allocated by the Ministry of culture for the project “Platform” in 2011-2014. None of the defendants not guilty. “The prosecution does not dispute the existence of the project “Platform”, the subject of the proceedings is only the cost of activities”,— said in the verdict.During sentencing, the judge said that “knowing about funds pieces of silver, and Itin by deception employees of the Ministry of culture decided to create a stable, cohesive group (later it included Malopolski)”. The budget, according to the verdict, cashed through fictitious contracts with companies that actually did not work. Apfelbaum was “not aware of the criminal nature of the events.”Read gleesome damage is estimated at 128,9 mln RUB., the state Prosecution requested Serebrennikov to 6 years in prison and a fine of 800 thousand rubles., the Malopolska — 5 years (300 thousand rubles), Apfelbaum and Itino — 4 years (200 thousand rubles). The court sought damages on the claim of the Ministry of culture from all defendants in the case, also Sofia Apfelbaum. On their property in the course of the investigation were arrested, which the court upheld.In may 2017 in the apartment of Kirill Serebrennikov and the theater “Gogol-center” were searched in the case of theft, for which he first came forward as a witness. August 22, 2017, the Director was detained in St. Petersburg and transported to Moscow. Basmanny court put him under house arrest. In April of 2019 house arrest, Mr. Serebrennikov and others involved in the case was replaced with a recognizance not to leave. The Meshchansky court began to consider the case of Studio seven at the end of October 2018. In September 2019, the court remanded the case to the Prosecutor General. October 2019, the court conducted a retrial.Read more about the verdict — in an online broadcast of “Kommersant”.