the decree of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky on the introduction of Russian institutions of culture and science in the sanctions list, the Chairman of the Duma Committee for education and science Vyacheslav Nikonov (United Russia) called the bottom.
on his page On Fb Nikonov wrote that first renounced the great Victory, now, from a great Culture. And that’s the bottom. For the full similarity with the Nazi regime still need to burn the book. But lack of brains is not treated, said the official.
the Special representative of Russian President for international cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi called the decision unprecedented and showing disrespect to our own history and intellectuals is unprecedented. And sadly noted that the list evokes a sense of awkwardness for colleagues because, together with instrument-making factories got him and MSU, and the TV channel “Muz-TV”, reports TASS.
Director of the Ukrainian Institute of policy Ruslan Bortnik said: the compilation of such a list testifies to the fact that relations between the two countries has not improved. The course laid by previous authorities, is maintained.
However, the list was changed, and sanctions for institutions of culture can be imposed because of the confrontation between the two countries in relation to the collections of the Crimean museums.
may 15, Zelensky has updated the sanctions list Poroshenko and removed from it 233 of the organization. The list includes the Hermitage, Moscow state University, Pushkin Museum.