“Death of Stalin” banned in Russia


Frame: “Death of Stalin”

The Ministry of culture of Russia revoked the rental license of the British Comedy “Death of Stalin”, whose premiere was scheduled for January 25. TASS said acting head of the Department of cinematography Olga Lyubimova.

The picture refused to put in the car because of the fact that it found “do not distribute the materials.”

Earlier on Tuesday it became known that lawyers of the Ministry of culture called the head of Department Vladimir Medinsky to ban the screening of “Death of Stalin” because of signs of extremism, which was discovered in the feed. According to the authors, the film “aimed at inciting hatred and enmity, humiliation of Russian (Soviet) people, the propaganda of inferiority of a person on grounds of their social and national belonging”.

“Stalin’s death” tells about the first days after the death of Joseph Stalin. In the film directed by Armando’s Iannucci starred Steve Buscemi, Timothy Dalton, Olga Kurylenko, and Michael Palin.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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