The inclusion of 14 Russian cultural figures in the "black list" in Ukraine - This is another demonstration of stupidity, said 1st Deputy head of the state Duma on culture Elena Drapeko.
The Ministry of culture of Ukraine on the first day of the weekend released the so-called black list of artists from Russia, which, in the opinion of the Ukrainian authorities, "create a danger to state security" of the country. The list included: Oleg Gazmanov, Joseph Kobzon, Iosif Prigozhin, Ivan Okhlobystin, Nikolai Rastorguev, Mikhail Porechenkov, Mikhail Boyarsky, Grigory Leps, Sergei Bezrukov, Gerard Depardieu. The list also includes Vladimir Kucherenko, Yegor Kholmogorov, Mikhail Khazin, and Valeria perfilova.
"This is another demonstration of stupidity. To remove these actors from the screens, but from memory of several generations it is impossible to erase. I think This is a temporary phenomenon and how This government will collapse, so all of it and go back, " said Drapeko Fins news .
first Minister of culture of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko announced the availability of a list of over a hundred cultural figures, as if to " pose a threat of national security of Ukraine ". This list, the Ministry has forwarded to the Council of national security and defence in January, and also on consideration of the SBU.
According to the law of Ukraine, the state Committee for cinematography of a country may refuse to issue or to stop an action already issued a state certificate for distribution and demonstration of films, if one of the participants of the film is a person included in the " black list ".