French Actor Gerard Depardieu believes that Ukraine has no "black list" - he has become "gray" and there was one day, as, I'm sure the Actor, there is no reason not to let the country is this number, how many were included in the list.
in the last month of summer the Ministry of culture of Ukraine has published the list of cultural figures whose actions pose a " danger to state security ", the list included French Actor Gerard Depardieu. At the end of July, it was announced that the SBU has banned entry Depardieu in Ukraine for 5 years.
"I think that Ukraine has no" blacklist ", "he has become "gray" and there was one day, because it makes no sense not to let the country is this number, how many were included in the list, " said Depardieu at a press conference on Wednesday. The artist added that above often visited the Ukraine.
Depardieu received a Russian passport in 2013, but retained French citizenship. Later Depardieu received a permanent residence in the capital of Mordovia Saransk. Then it was announced about its intention to gain citizenship of seven countries.
The Ministry of culture of Ukraine in the last month of summer published a "black list" of cultural figures from Russia, which, in the opinion of the Ukrainian authorities, "create a danger to state security" of the country. The list included: Oleg Gazmanov, Iosif Kobzon, Iosif Prigozhin, Ivan Okhlobystin, Nikolay Rastorguev, Mikhail Porechenkov, Mikhail Boyarsky, Grigory Leps, Sergei Bezrukov, Gerard Depardieu. The list also includes Vladimir Kucherenko, Egor Kholmogorov, Mikhail Khazin, and Valeria perfilova. In late summer, the list was expanded by adding, for example, included the Actor and Director Nikita Mikhalkov.