The security service of Ukraine as of the end of October 2016, banned the entry of 140 Russian cultural figures. This is stated in the answer of the head of Department Vasily Gritsak at the request of the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Olga chervakova. The document she posted in her Facebook.
As noted in the statement, the SBU conducted a study of the materials directed the public movement "Otpor" in December 2015. They called to verify the listed artists to the subject of involvement in "anti-Ukrainian activities".
"By results of inspection the number of persons, activities or statements which are contrary to the interests of the security of our state, in this connection, it was decided to ban their entry into the territory of Ukraine", — informs the SBU.
Specifies that only entry to Ukraine is forbidden about 140 artists, including 50 of them — for the period from 3 December 2015 to October 29, 2016.
Kiev after violent change of government in early 2014 has taken measures to protect the information field of the country from Russian products. In particular, since August of 2014 have been about 400 banned Russian films and TV series. In addition, the Committee in August 2015 has published a list of 38 books that are banned to enter the territory of the country.