Member of the Federation Council Valentina Petrenko, accused Ukrainian artist Yuri Referee in plagiarism, believes that the grounds for accusations and trial no.
Petrenko Wednesday presented at the Symposium a caricature of workers in the famous French magazine Charlie Hebdo. This first printed illustrated edition put on their pages two cartoons related to the collapse of the Russian A321 of airline " Kogalymavia ".
Ukrainian artist told the media that the authorship of the caricature belongs to him, and the Russian Senator, in his vision, tried to give a figure for their own. He said that will protect their rights in court.
"For trial no, I never said or wrote that this drawing of mine, so figure no one was assigned," said Fins news Petrenko.
According to Petrenko, It is only used as an "associative way" pattern, which is freely available on the Internet." In the end, it's as if someone said about plagiarism image of the Madonna, " says the Senator.
She said that the picture wanted to show that the cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo " must burn in hell as citizens, outraged the faith."
"the figure is nowhere my signature, so this cartoon can not be considered plagiarism" - said Petrenko.