The Ministry of culture responded to a request from Kadyrov to prohibit the showing of “Matilda” in Chechnya

Ramzan Kadyrov

The Ministry of culture of Russia will take into account the wish of the head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov about the exclusion of the Republic from distribution certificates of the film by Alexei Uchitel “Matilda”. About it reports “Interfax”.

“The letter was received, noted, it is the right of Chechnya. Will consider their request,” — said the Agency in a press-service of the Ministry.

Letter Kadyrov in the name of Vladimir Medinsky published on Tuesday. In it the head of Chechnya noted that “tens of thousands of people of different faiths are asked not to allow public film distribution in Russia due to the fact that he regarded it as a deliberate mockery of the religious feelings of the people, insult their religious feelings and humiliation of human dignity, and the desecration of shrines and centuries-old history of the peoples of Russia”.

The movie “Matilda” on the relationship of crown Prince Nikolai Alexandrovich Romanov (the future Emperor Nicholas II) and ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya. Its premiere is scheduled for October 6 at the Mariinsky theatre, and in wide release the film will be released on October 25.

Not yet released pattern repeatedly criticized by representatives of the Russian Orthodox Church and state Duma Deputy Natalia Polonskaya. The latter demanded to check the work on the subject insults the feelings of believers, and sent to the interior Ministry, the Prosecutor General and the Ministry of culture 100 thousand complaints from citizens, outraged “Matilda”.