Ukraine will revise the list of Russian performers banned from entering the country. On Friday, April 21, Minister of culture of Ukraine Evgeny nisoc said on air of TSN TV channel.
According to Yevhen Nyshchuk, the "black lists" were prepared "hastily", some intellectuals in them by accident. However, he added, there are a lot of Russian artists who, by their statements and actions do pose a threat to Ukraine but not listed is prohibited.
The Minister noted that an interdepartmental Commission with participation of representatives of the security Service of Ukraine (SBU), the National Council on television and radio broadcasting, specialists, experts, representatives of media companies. Together they study the case of banned artists.
22 Mar SBU refused to allow the Russian representative at the Eurovision song contest Julia Samoylova, banning her entry for three years. "The decision was made on the basis of the data on violation of legislation of Ukraine", — has explained a press-the Secretary of SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya. In June 2015, the girl acted in Crimea — Russian territory, which Kiev considers its but temporarily occupied (Ukraine established there a specific order of entry and exit).
At the beginning of 2017 Ukraine has banned the entry of 140 Russian cultural figures who according to the SBU, threaten national security. Among them actors Mikhail Boyarsky, Natalya Varley, Valentina Talyzina, and Valentin Gaft, singers Oleg Gazmanov and Joseph Kobzon.
In Minsk warn Lithuania about the readiness of the military to use force in case of repeated violations of our airspace, said commander of the air force and air defence forces of Belarus Oleg Dvigalet. He noted that on 19 April Lithuanian civilian aircraft flew into Belarusian territory in close proximity to an NPP under construction.
Verkhovna Rada Deputy Anton Gerashchenko said the ban on the singer lolita Milavskaya to enter Ukraine "a great work of guards and security" of the country. The law, he said, should be one for all. The decision of the Ukrainian authorities was associated with visiting artist Kerch in 2015.
The bombing of the car of the special monitoring of the OSCE mission in Luhansk region killed a US citizen. About it "Interfax" was informed by a source in law enforcement bodies of the self-proclaimed LNR. A few people — according to the Agency, it is the citizens of Germany, were injured.
Forward of St. Petersburg SKA Ilya Kovalchuk intends to return to the National hockey League. According to Sportsnet, the probability that 34-year-old hockey player go into the "new Jersey devils". This information was denied by a member of the Board of Directors SKA Alexander Medvedev.
"Syrian democratic forces", consisting of detachments of ethnic Kurds and Arabs, has announced the surrounded Syrian city of raqqa — the unofficial capital of the terrorist group "Islamic state". SDF has taken control of all strategic roads leading to the town.
At the metro station Gorkovskaya Saint Petersburg metro police arrested a young man carrying internal organs. The detainee was a student of the First St. Petersburg medical University. Biomaterials in containers transported by agreement with the doctor from the lab to the clinic.