Vilnius, October 23, 2015, 16:37 – REGNUM The deputy city council of Visaginas Dmitry Ikonnikov sharply negative view of the prohibition of the concert Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army to them. Alexander Alexandrov, who was to be held on December 6. “I once said that Lithuania is informational genocide of the population, and this particular situation only confirms it. There is no threat to anyone concert recognized worldwide team can not bear. Point “, – said today, October 23, the correspondent of IA REGNUM Ikonnikov.
According to him, the officials responsible for the ban touring team in Lithuania, showed” the Soviet way of thinking “in the worst its manifestations.
«I assessed as an act of” Sovietism “in its worst forms. After all, in democratic countries, the center’s director of culture, as a rule, governed by cultural rather than ideological and political principles. Moreover, it is a blow to the image of the city. We are waiting for the reaction of the mayor and deputy mayor, I am sure it is the position of these two people will be the most exemplary in all this history, “- said Ikonnikov.
The politician has already sent a letter to the leadership of the city, where, among other things, asked to create conditions for a concert in the framework of the laws of the Republic of Lithuania, “rather than the ideology of its individual citizens».
As previously reported IA REGNUM , Visaginas Cultural Centre canceled a concert Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army them. Alexander Alexandrov, who was to be held on December 6. “Previously, it was possible to enter the tanks, and now, apparently, in a different form,” – says the ban concert director Visaginas Cultural Centre Danuta Morkunene.
Recall that in Lithuania any concert Russian stars interpreted as the use of “soft power”. Even public protests against the arrival of artists such as Dima Bilan. Visaginas – the city of the Atomic closure of the Ignalina nuclear power plant, where most of the population is Russian-speaking.
Details: In Lithuania banned the concert Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army
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