Monococoate: Ekaterina Chesnokova / RIA Novosti
The Prosecutor’s office of Nizhny Novgorod region was canceled in October and December concerts five performers due to the presence in the repertoire of obscene songs. This is stated on the Agency’s website.
“According to promotional materials posted in the public domain, the relevant information products intended for persons over the age of 12 or 16 years. However, the audit found that in fact the activities performed songs that contain swearing and other prohibited for distribution among children of information, including the ability to make them desire to consume alcohol and illegal substances, and commit acts that endanger their life and health or lives and health of others,” — says the Supervisory body.
In the message of Prosecutor’s office the names of the performers are not specified. The newspaper “Kommersant” found out that the ban came Monetochka, LJ, Harvest, Jah Khalib and Matrang. Musicians were ordered to increase the age limit (from “12” to “14+, 14+ to 16+ and 16+ to 18+”) or change the repertoire to match the previously installed limit.
On 3 October, Russia’s Investigative Committee interested in collaborative song Noize MC and Moniecki “Childfree”. Moscow lawyer Sergei Afanasyev applied for musicians in the police with a request to verify the possible Commission of crimes against life and health of minors on the part of the musicians. In his opinion, in the lyrics there is a line that can push a minor to commit suicide. GU MVD of Russia in Moscow has considered the statement and to conduct further checks and make an informed decision sent him to the UK.
In 2016, the world court in Novosibirsk fined the organizer of a concert of “Leningrad” for using foul language heard during the performance of the group. The fine amounted to 40 thousand rubles. The company-organizer of “Metropolis” did not admit guilt, as it was sent to the leader of the group Sergey Shnurova request to refrain from swearing.
The law on the prohibition of the Mat in film, theater and concerts by Russian President Vladimir Putin signed in 2014.
Video, photo All from Russia.