French Actor Gerard Depardieu, known for his sympathy for Russia, included in the so-called black list of the Ministry of culture of Ukraine – a ban on the mention of his name in the media and hire of films with his participation.
The cause of entering g?rard Depardieu in the black list, which Ukraine considers a threat to its national security, was his phrase: "I love Russian Federation and Ukraine, which is a part of it ".
This phrase Depardieu said in the last month of the summer of 2014, attending the film festival "Baltica pearl" in Riga, writes Ouest-France." Big mistake, " he described the Creator of the article the phrase actor, who repeatedly expressed their positive attitude to Russia and its President Vladimir Putin. Now Depardieu is forbidden to mention in the Ukrainian media, And his films will be selected from film distribution. Only a black list drawn up by the Ministry of culture of Ukraine, there are about 600 workers of culture and art from different countries of the world. Remember, in may the media referring to the head of the Department of arts and international relations of the Ministry of culture proclaimed Donetsk national Republic Natalia Kamanina published the data about the fact that Gerard Depardieu will arrive in the DNI to free to speak to the locals. Then the news was refuted. At the same time, Depardieu said he was ready to die for the Russian Federation and does not want to die in modern France. And on may 22 Depardieu during the presentation of the film "Valley of love" in Cannes said the Ukrainian crisis and said that the very likes of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Remember, in early January 2013, he received from the President of the Russian Federation V. V. Putin of the Russian passport for a significant contribution to the development of Russian culture and cinema. In February of the same year he received a permanent record in the capital of Mordovia Saransk.