Moscow. 17 Dec. INTERFAX.RU – Director Nikita Mikhalkov during the visit, “Yeltsin centre” has explained, why on the Sabbath he decided to visit it, from the videos posted in the official group “Yeltsin Centre” on Facebook.
“I came here just to remove the issues that I was not here. Consider that I was here. With today’s technologies, you can get everything” – said Mikhalkov representative “Yeltsin centre” a phrase that he didn’t look at most of the gyms.
in addition, responding to a question, the Director said that he is not going to improve the program “Yeltsin centre”, even if asked to do so.
“no, No! It professionals have to do. I don’t know how to do it,” – said Mikhalkov.
Earlier it was reported that Mikhalkov has arrived to tour the “Yeltsin” in Yekaterinburg.
“Nikita Mikhalkov has arrived to Ekaterinburg for the fight of the Russian heavyweight Alexander Povetkin. Your visit to the capital of the Urals Mikhalkov began with a visit to the exhibition “the Yeltsin Center,” – said “Interfax” in a press-service of the Director on Saturday.
As has informed Agency “Interfax” in the press service of “Yeltsin Centre”, Director he arrived as a private person and any statements did not do.
“Walking around with his camera crew. They are not warned that will shoot, but we decided not to expel them”, – said the press-Secretary of “Yeltsin Centre” Elena Volkova.
Earlier, Mikhalkov during the parliamentary hearings in the Federation Council criticized the “Yeltsin Centre”, which, according to him, “daily injections of destruction of the national identity of the people,” and proposed to change the nature of its activities.
He proposed to “separate the wheat from the chaff and look at the activities of the Centre through the eyes of people who do not want to denigrate the name of Boris Yeltsin, but at the same time can not agree with the biased and ideologically-based interpretation of our history.” The Director has explained “to Interfax” that it is necessary to assemble a team of professionals – historians, political scientists and experts, which should, after analyzing all the exposition, the exhibits and activities of the Museum, make your edits, if deems it necessary.
In response to the criticism Mikhalkov Naina Yeltsin said that the Director never was “Yeltsin Centre” and therefore criticizes what he never saw. In turn, Mikhalkov has noticed that he has seen several film crews, specially sent to the Centre, who have produced all exhibitions, interiors, people’s opinions. “Believe me, I have a very full idea of what is happening there”, – said the Director.
“Yeltsin Centre” was opened in Yekaterinburg in November 2015. Its opening was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, well-known politicians, cultural figures and people who knew the first Russian President.