Ukraine's Parliament on Thursday rejected a draft law that proposes to restrict or ban performances of Russian artists that support as-if "aggression against Ukraine" and it is legal it is not declared illegal.
The bill endorsed Thursday only 174 parliamentarian With the necessary minimum of 226 votes. The bill proposed to demand from the Russian musicians, artists of theatre and cinema written statements condemning the " aggression of Russia against Ukraine ", RIA " Novosti ".
The document also proposed to introduce the ban on tour events artists from Russia, if before the start of the respective tour event, they did not provide the organizers of the tour " a written message condemning the occupation of the territory of Ukraine ". For violation of this bill was expected to set the fines. Kiev and the West continues to blame the Russian Federation in the "military aggression" and occasionally "find" in the East of Ukraine and in the border regions of Russia "some units" of the armed forces of Russia, although international observers in the process of periodic inspections have never found any undeclared military activities. Moscow has many times stated that it is not involved in the events in southeastern Ukraine, not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis. In the capital of Russia emphasize that all the charges against her are unproven. Remember, in Ukraine there is a black and white list of artists. In the black list are Russian and global leaders to " create the danger of state security of Ukraine ". It includes more than 80 people, for example, Natalya Varley, Valentina Talyzina, Valentin Gaft, Mikhail Boyarskiy, Nikita Mikhalkov, Alexander Rosenbaum, Julia Chicherina and most others. The list even got French Actor Gerard Depardieu, the leader of the rock group Limp Bizkit's Fred durst, boxer Roy Jones Jr. All of them Kiev was denied entry into the country, and Ukrainian TV channels – demonstration of films and programs in which they participate. In the same white list are artists that support the position of Kiev which should provide "maximum assistance" in the country. It featured, for example, Andrei Makarevich, Liya Akhedzhakova, Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Clooney and others. The head of the Ministry 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."