Russian theater director found guilty in controversial case

Friday, June 26, 2020 - 5:23pm

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A Moscow court has found prominent theater director Kirill Serebrennikov and two codefendants guilty of criminal fraud in a controversial case that his supporters say is politically motivated. Several hundred supporters of the codefendants, including famous rapper Oxxxymiron, popular actors and other cultural figures, gathered outside Moscow’s Meshchansky district court ahead of the verdict. Reporter Charles Maynes speaks with host Marco Werman from Moscow.