The penalties imposed by the EU against Russia does not have any impact on cultural cooperation between Russia and Hungary, said the Minister of social resources of Hungary Zoltan Balog.
"Absolutely no influence punishment is not inflicted, because neither politics nor Economics can influence the culture, which is stronger and stronger," said Balog on the first day of the week at the meeting With media professionals in the capital of Russia.
From 30 March to 30 June in the capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, Nizhny Novgorod, Kazan and Yekaterinburg will host days of Hungarian culture in the Russian Federation. The programme included an exhibition of paintings by Hungarian painter of the realist movement of mih?ly munk?csy in the Pushkin state Museum, a concert by the rock band Omega, the summer festival in the Park named after Gorky and more than 10 large-scale exhibitions and musical projects, among them the exhibition of photography, film festival, operetta.
in those days in Budapest are the days of Russian culture.
Relations between Russia and the West have deteriorated due to the situation in Ukraine. At the end of July, the EU and the United States from the point of sanctions against certain individuals and organizations have moved to the measures against entire sectors of the Russian economy. In response, Russia restricted imports of food items from countries that have imposed with respect to penalties: USA, EU, Canada, Australia and Norway. The prohibition also included beef, pork, poultry, sausages, fish, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and some other products.