Ukrainian TV channel “1 + 1″ is going to sue the State Agency of Ukraine for Film Affairs (State Committee for Cinematography) due to the ban of broadcasting of Russian TV series “Kitchen”. This was on Saturday, 27 February, reports TASS with reference to the transmission of information TSN.
«entertaining series about life behind the scenes of the restaurant has become a favorite for millions of Ukrainian viewers. State Committee for Cinematography permit canceled his show, “- stated in the communication channel. The reason for failure is that in one episode involved Joseph Prigogine included in the list of persona non grata in Ukraine
«The series is banned on the grounds that the viewer in any case could not see,” -. Say on TV. Prigogine only appears in one episode ?? a series that the channel has not had time to buy.
February 5, 2015 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted for the law “On Amendments to Some Laws of Ukraine on the Protection of Information teleradioprostranstva”, banning movies with “Russian propaganda”.
Total to date “in the framework of the protection of Ukraine’s information space” State Committee for Cinematography banned already 423 film and TV series.
The Ministry of culture has made a list of Russian and world culture figures that “endanger national security of Ukraine.” In the list there were 14 people, in particular, Oleg Gazmanov, Iosif Kobzon, Valery, Sergei Bezrukov, Mikhail Boyarsky, Nikolay Rastorguev, Ivan Okhlobystin, Michael Porechenkov, Grigory Leps and Gerard Depardieu and others.