Serebrennikov case: Moscow arrests a second theatre bossmain
The director of Moscow’s Russian Academic Youth Theater (RAMT), Sofia Apfelbaum, has been arrested in connected with the so-called embezzlement charges brought against the international opera director, Kirill Serebrennikov, who is under house arrest.
The police claims that Investigators claim Apfelbaum helped Serebrennikov’s group obtain 214 million rubles ($3.7 million) in state funding by deception.
Serebrennikov is an outspoken critic of the Putin regime. Apfelbaum’s views are unknown.