Official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said the decision of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU) about a ban of 5 years of entering the country singer Natasha Koroleva, who was born in Kiev.
"Gogol is dead on time, I must honestly admit," – Zakharov wrote on his page on Facebook." But nothing. Oleg Lyashko, the experience of singing Patriotic songs in Lugansk, there – will not disappear ", - the Official added, Russian foreign Ministry Commissioner and attached to his post a proper video.
Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol – born within present-day Ukraine, in the Poltava province of the Russian novelist, playwright, poet, critic, writer, recognized as one of the classics of Russian literature. Remember also, on December 24 last year, the Ministry of culture of Ukraine has published an updated list of the 83 Russian and international cultural figures who, in the opinion of the Kiev authorities, create the danger of state security of Ukraine. The black list included, for example, Directors Karen Shakhnazarov and Pavel Lungin, the musicians Alexander Rosenbaum, Sergey Penkin, Nikolay Rastorguev, actors Vasily Lanovoy, Valentine Gaft, Oleg Tabakov, Valentina Talyzina, Valentina Telichkina, Natalya Varley, singers Lev Leshchenko, Joseph Kobzon and most others. In addition, the list also includes the leader of the American rock band Limp Bizkit's Fred durst, boxer Roy Jones Jr., Gerard Depardieu. While the then head of the Ministry of culture Vyacheslav Kirilenko said that the ban on the presentation of films in Ukraine With the participation of actors that are included in the black list, is not required to touch the classics Eldar Ryazanov. For his part, the Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky said that Moscow will not be in response to the actions of Kiev to prepare a black list of artists of Ukraine, because " we have to head all right."