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 the near future the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman may lose his post due to tensions with the country's President, Petro Poroshenko. According to sources close to the presidential administration, Poroshenko dissatisfaction was the fact that the head of the Cabinet presented the pension reform as a personal achievement.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that Russia is building a gas pipeline "Northern stream-2", to avenge the Kiev, including for the decision of the Stockholm arbitration in favor of "Naftogaz" in dispute with "Gazprom". He noted that the project does not pursue economic goals, and is an extremely serious threat to his country.
Ukrainian residents of Nikolaev who came to the meeting with the people's Deputy Hope Savchenko, staged a brawl, and also pelted the Parliament with eggs. Initially Savchenko and activists gathered there was a verbal sparring. The reason for the conflict was the "Pro-Russian position" of the Deputy.
Feliz Mourinho, a former goalkeeper and coach, father of head coach of English "Manchester United" Jose Mourinho, has died at the age of 79 years. Mourinho Sr. began his career as a player in the "Vitoria" from Setubal, which has twice won the Cup of Portugal from 1968 to 1974 he defended the colors of "Belenenses".
The event with the participation of people's artist of Russia Valentin Gaft in the Yeltsin center will not take place. "Evening with Valentin Gaft cancelled for health reasons of the artist", — reported in the institution. It was planned that the meeting will be held on 27 June in the framework of the cinema club. The actor was to speak with his poems.
The flow of Russian tourists in the Dominican Republic in may rose more than 300 percent compared to the same period in 2016. According to the Director of the representative office of the Ministry of tourism of the Republic of Russia Galina Lysenko, in may the country was visited by nearly 20 thousand Russians.