Ukraine Votes To Restrict Russian Culture With Book And Music Ban

Ukraine Votes To Restrict Russian Culture With Book And Music Ban

Ukraine’s parliament voted to ban certain Russian books and music in attempts to rid the nation of Russian culture and influence.

In a vote which passed Sunday, the sale and production of certain books are now severely limited. Post-1991 Russian citizens are not allowed to print books in Ukraine unless they give up their Russian passports and become Ukrainian citizens. The ban is targeted at authors who were still Russian citizens after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991.

Also, books printed in Russia and Belarus are not allowed to be imported into Ukraine. This law established a new requirement that…

READ FULL ARTICLE

SOURCE | SUPPORT AUTHOR