He called the cancellation of the concert in Kiev " imposing "
Serbian Director Emir Kusturica said he's not shocked by the cancellation of the concert in Kiev, where he was obliged to attend, and called the decision of the Ukrainian authorities "yet another demonstration of the imposition" from Kiev.
first it was announced that the Concert featuring the band, which was scheduled for July 28 in Kiev, canceled. The concert was timed to coincide with the Millennium since the death of Prince Vladimir.
"such things were not even the Nazis. This decision is yet another demonstration of the imposition of the Kiev authorities. I'm not shocked. They position themselves Democrats, but oppress those who think differently. Anyway, to me It does not hurt to make films for Ukraine, " said Kusturica V.
yesterday, the Ministry of culture of Ukraine appealed to authorities urging them to ban the performance of the band at the concert in Kiev. The Ministry of culture explained That the arrival of large numbers of active participants in public and cultural figures in connection with the " repeated public support for the Director of the occupation policy of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and annexation of Crimea."
Moscow has repeatedly stated that it is not a party to domestic conflict and is not involved in the events in the South-East, is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis in a peaceful way.