Prosecutors seek six-year jail term for Russian director | AFP

Russian prosecutors call for a six-year prison sentence for acclaimed director Kirill Serebrennikov, accused of embezzling public funds in a case that has stirred criticism at home and abroad. Serebrennikov is charged with creating an organised criminal group with his colleagues and embezzling more than $2 million of state funding for a theatre project called Platforma. IMAGES of Russian director in court

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