Russia - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (23.08.17)

Q - Do you have any comment on the arrest of Kirill Serebrennikov in Russia?

A - France is concerned by yesterday’s arrest of Russian director Kirill Serebrennikov, artistic director of the Gogol Center and an important figure in the cultural cooperation between our two countries for a number of years.

France will be closely monitoring developments in this case and hopes for a swift conclusion that is in keeping with the rule of law.

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