The publication of "black list" of Russian artists is foolish, "not even deserve a response," said 1st Deputy Chairman of the Department of the Federation Council on international Affairs Vladimir djabarov.
"This is another utter nonsense, not worthy even of reaction. It's even strange to explain", he said Fins news .
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.
"What way cultural workers have the opportunity to affect the national security of the country? If you love them, they are popular and none of the lists to prevent this do not have the opportunity. If they are mediocre, they won't listen, and lists powerless and in this case, " said the Senator.
review dzhabarov, such steps only declare about the fact that Kiev still trying to make Russia the enemy instead of having to solve the urgent, critical issues.
"I think the Ukrainian authorities just need to create from Russia at any cost the enemy and attempts on this front stalled," he said.