The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation opposed the ban display in the Russian film “8 best meeting” with Ukrainian artist Vladimir Zelensky in the title role.
“The representatives of the Ministry of Culture has been repeatedly expressed about the inappropriate introduction of sanctions measures against Ukrainian cinematography, as well as individual Ukrainian culture,” – said the press service of the Ministry of Culture, was received on the radio ” Moscow Speaking “.
Previously, some artists were against showing pictures of the director Marius Weisberg “top 8 meeting” because of her participation in the Vladimir Zelensky, who supports the so-called anti-terrorist operation in the Donbass Ukrainian security officials.
MP from the Communist Party Sergei Obukhov sent a request to the Prosecutor General and the UK, and demanded to deal with the film. He noted that the previous films Zelensky in Russia raised $ 15 million, and called unacceptable that Russian spectators funds were used to finance military operations in the Donbass against the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics.
Media wrote that the actor regularly transfers a portion of their fees to the military needs of the Ukrainian army and criticizes the Russian leadership. Zelensky reported that not coming to the premiere in Moscow.
On Wednesday in the capital’s cinema “October” was held closed premiere. March 3rd film out in cinemas in Russia.
On the eve of activists held at the cinema “October” on Novy Arbat pickets, radio station “Echo of Moscow” . In particular, on one of the posters that kept the protesters, it was written: “I went to the film” 8 of the best meetings – paid killing Russian “
Some of the protesters were close to each other, disrupting the order of the single shares. . As a result, police arrested several protesters
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