ST. PETERSBURG, December 1 (RAPSI) – The Krasnogvardeisky District Court of St. Petersburg will consider a criminal case over embezzlement of 2 million rubles during technical upgrading of the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theatre, RAPSI has learnt from the press service of the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office.

A former CEO of the Scenic Workshop company is a defendant in the case, according to the statement.

Investigators believe 2011 through 2014 the accused concluded a public contract and additional agreements for the theatre’s technical retooling but failed to fulfill the works.

Charges are already brought against the defendant, according to the Prosecutor General’s Office.