“Yeltsin Centre” has commented on the criticism Mikhalkov in his address
As noted in the press service of the center for their activities comply with the Russian legislation.
EKATERINBURG, December 9. /TASS/. The presidential center B. N. Yeltsin commented on the negative statements of the film Director Nikita Mikhalkov, criticism comparing it with the position: “I have not read Pasternak, but I condemn”. As noted in the press service of the center for their activities comply with the Russian legislation.
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“Activity “Yeltsin Centre” regulated by the Statute, which clearly defines our mission and its challenges. Board of Trustees, which is chaired by the head of the presidential Administration of Russia, regularly hears reports of “Yeltsin Centre” and discusses at its meetings on his work. The activities of the “Yeltsin Centre” is fully consistent with the statutory objectives and the Russian legislation,” — said TASS in the press-service. Chairman of the Union of cinematographers of the Russian Federation, head of the Russian Fund of culture Nikita Mikhalkov announced Friday a sharply negative evaluation of programs located in Yekaterinburg “Yeltsin Centre”.
As noted in the press-service of management of the centre deliberately did not comment on previous criticisms of Nikita Mikhalkov, “believing that any Russian citizen has the right to publish their point of view on any issue”.
While we regret to notice that a famous film Director so never and has not visited in “Yeltsin Centre”. This kind of criticism fit for the famous tradition: “I have not read Pasternak, but I condemn”, the Press service of the “Yeltsin Centre”
“Personally very eager to see the Museum, Nikita Mikhalkov, we would be happy to show him the exhibits, which he sure is. We have some very touching documents — a letter Mikhalkov with the first President as his proxy at the election. It was sincere, that always tend to Nikita in the expressions of his love for the current government in all its forms”, — said during a press conference in the Urals regional center TASS Executive Director of the presidential center B. N. Yeltsin Aleksandr Drozdov.
Nikita Mikhalkov said that “in the centre there are daily injections of destruction of the consciousness of the people.” The Director called for a change of activity “at the Yeltsin Centre”, comparing his work with “poison”.
“Yeltsin Centre” is a public cultural and educational center, which opened in Yekaterinburg in 2015, with the participation of the Fund “of the Presidential center B. N. Yeltsin” in the quarter Yekaterinburg-city.