The Ministry of culture of Ukraine considers it necessary to cancel the performance of the Serbian film Director Emir Kusturica at the concert in Kiev in order To prevent possible riots, said the press service of the Ministry of culture of the country.
"For the risk prevention of mass violations of public order, protest, disrupt activities in celebration of the 1,000 th anniversary of the repose of Prince of Kiev Vladimir the Great on July 28 it would be useful if Emir Kusturica abstained from participation in the submission of 28 July in Kiev ", – reported in the report on the Internet office of the Ministry of culture.
the Ministry believes " invalid part Kusturica in the view on July 28 because of repeated public support for the Director of policy of the Russian Federation on Ukraine and Crimea. Contacting the police was initiated as a response to many public statements active participants and artists with such requirements. In the early winter of 2014, the Serbian Director Emir Kusturica said that wish to remove in the Crimea war film. Kusturica also expressed support for Russia's position in the situation with Ukraine. Remember, March 16, 2014 Crimea held a referendum on the status of autonomy, more than 96% of participants who were in favor of joining region in Russia. On March 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the law on ratification of the agreement on joining of the Crimea and Sevastopol a part of Russia, as well as the decree about formation of the Crimean Federal district.