Protection of Denis Chuprikov, the alleged thief of the painting of Arkhip Kuindzhi "Ai Petri Crimea" from the Tretyakov Gallery, appealed against his arrest. This was reported to RBC by the press secretary of the Tagansky court in Moscow, Yulia Sukhinina.
"Yes, submitted today [жалобу]"She said, no revision date was set.
Earlier the court Chuprikov arrested until 27 March. He was charged under paragraph "a" of part 2 of Art. 164 of the Penal Code (theft of objects of special artistic value, by a group of persons). The research relates to the creation of his henchmen. RBC wrote that Chuprikov turned out to be an entrepreneur from the Crimea, he came to Moscow with his wife from Feodosiya and was looking for work as an assistant in the household.
The photo was stolen from the exhibition Kuindzhi 27 January. The alleged kidnapper was detained for less than a day in the Moscow region, the cloth itself was also found. The Ministry of Culture said that the stolen paintings caused minor damage in the form of wear and tear due to its "barbarous transport" by the kidnapper. At the same time, the canvas promised to return to the exhibition on 1 February.