Director of the theatre “Satyricon” Konstantin Raikin, speaking at the St. Petersburg academic Philharmonic them. Shostakovich with a poetic one-man show, called Russia a “nekrofilskim state.”
In the play “Above the circus in the sky” people’s artist of the Russian Federation recalled the crippled lives of Gumilev, Tsvetaeva, Mayakovsky, Mandelstam, Brodsky, Pasternak.
According to Raikin, the more powerful was the poet, the harder he had relations with the authorities, the authors are etched until then, until they died.
“we Have nekrofilskie state, it loves the dead more than the living. Then they called names of streets, squares, metro stations, and before that kill”, — quotes a site “St. Petersburg avant-garde”.
the Director expressed regret that in Russian society there is no “moral vaccination”, so the change of government nothing has changed.
Earlier, broad public discussion led to the speech Raikin at the Congress of the Union of theatrical figures of Russia in October 2016, where he spoke out against censorship and called for the Guild solidarity in times of attacks on art.