The Ministry of culture of Ukraine is unlikely to succeed to split the Russian show business, making "black" and "white" lists of artists, because the culture has no national boundaries, said Fins news the famous producer Joseph Prigogine.
The Ministry of culture of Ukraine on Thursday was informed that was created as a token of gratitude "white list" of foreign cultural figures who, according to him, speaking in support of Kiev. In the list of commissioners of the Russian Federation entered Andrey Makarevich, Yuri Shevchuk, Zemfira. First in Ukraine has compiled a list of artists that represent " danger to state security ", among them Joseph Kobzon, Ivan Okhlobystin and Mikhail Zadornov.
"It's just something silly, to make such a list. The Ministry of culture of Ukraine wants to split the Russian show business, set artists against each other, but they are unlikely to succeed, " said Prigogine.
According to the producer, everybody's got their own view on those or other political processes, but This may not have any relation to culture, which has no national boundaries.
in 2014, the Latvian foreign Ministry has made in the "black list" of persons banned from entering the country, Joseph Kobzon, Oleg Gazmanov and wife Prigogine Alla Perfilova, known under the stage name Valeria. This decision, according to the Ministry, was associated with the position of the artists on the accession of Crimea to Russia and events in Ukraine.