The state Agency on problems cinema (Goskino) of Ukraine has cancelled the registration and invalidated the rental license issued by the Russian television series " the Untouchables ".
Its decision Ukrainian Ministry explains "numerous complaints from Residents" and the provision of Ukrainian law that prohibits the country broadcasting of films produced by the inhabitants of "the aggressor state" (so called Kiev authorities, Russia) after January 1, 2014, notified on the Internet representation of the state of Ukraine.
October 24, the state of Ukraine has banned a number of Russian films and TV series, among them " Once in Rostov ", " Personal ", " Escape-2 ", " Red " and others. In the past year in Ukraine came into force a law that enables to impose a ban on the presentation of the films and TV series, "promoting" the power structures of Russia. Deputy Prime Minister for humanitarian issues, the head of the Ministry of culture of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko said that the ban applies to all "militarist" films and TV series that were released after 1991, as well as all Russian TV and film production, created after 2014. The state Agency on problems cinema, according to the law, does not give such films a rental certificate. In early January the government of Ukraine issued a decree according to which the state of Ukraine denied to give distribution certificates to films with actors "threatening state security" of the country. In addition, a number of Ukrainian artists and singers appealed to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko with the requirement to close the Ukrainian broadcast video and audio from Russia.