Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov commented on the statement by Konstantin Raikin about censorship. “As such censorship is unacceptable. Many times, this issue was discussed at the meetings of the President with representatives of theatre and film community,” he said.
Peskov said about the difference between productions that are created on the state money and those that are created with the participation of other funding sources. According to the press Secretary of the President, in allocating funds, the state has the right to designate the topic. “This is not censorship, this must not be confused with the order of the state”, – he stressed. The main thing is not to violate the basic provisions of the current legislation, Peskov said. As an example, he cited the theme of extremism, writes Газета.Ru.
Earlier Вести.Ru wrote that the head of the “Satyricon” had called for the Guild solidarity in times of attacks on art. He stated this at the seventh Congress of the Union of theatrical figures of Russia. Raikin noted that cultural no Guild solidarity, they are very fragmented and prefer to “slander each other”.
a statement Later Konstantin Raikin said the leader of “Night wolves” Alexander Zaldostanov. “The devil always tempts freedom! And under the guise of freedom of these Raikin want to turn the country into the gutter, along which would flow the sewage,” said he. In an interview with NSN biker said he would do everything to protect Russia from the “American democracy”.