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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Ukraine has invited the Russian artists in writing to repent before the tour

In the agenda of the current session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine introduced a new anti-Russian bill. His goal is another constraint for Russian artists and musicians. Anyone who “repents” in front of Ukraine, want to ban the tour in the country, and also to prohibit the showing of movies and TV shows with the participation of “unrepentant”.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

We will add that among the co-authors of the document – in absentia arrested in Russia extremist Dmitry Yarosh, until recently head of the banned in Russia organization “Right sector”.

The bill proposes a mandatory condition for the approval for the Russian artists on tour across Ukraine, participation in plays and other theater productions: each must provide a written statement “condemning the occupation” of Ukrainian territory.

No plus for the Russian film has received the rental license, involved actors-the Russians also should sign such a paper. As the musicians whose records may appear in Ukrainian television and radio.

In General, now artists is not enough just to remain silent and not to get into discussions about ownership of the Crimea, now they have to sign the paper, which States that their “Motherland — ugly”. Otherwise — in Ukraine or foot.

The bill, according to its authors in the “Explanatory note” to the document, will enhance the credibility of the Ukrainian authorities and will help to protect our national security.

According to today’s “Patriotic” mood of the deputies of the Supreme legislative body of Ukraine the bill No. 4303 has a serious chance to be approved by at least 226 members of Parliament.

Oleg BAZAC, the correspondent of “MK” in Ukraine

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