Chairman of the public Council under the Ministry of culture Pavel Pozhigailo said that the issue of censorship and government interference in artistic freedom, raised by Konstantin Raikin at the Congress of the Union of theatrical figures emerged on the political level, as a problem could “talk” to the Council.
“In the Public chamber he spoke, we talked on this subject. The issue could be resolved on a creative level, now it is a question about the position of the state. A creative process, it was possible to discuss it, to do a joint meeting with the Union of theatrical figures and to speak on the subject of modern life in the theatres, on the subject of creativity and art, without going in the wrong sphere”, – quotes RIA “Novosti” statement Pozhigailo at the Council meeting.
As explained by a public figure, “a problem – themes of the Council.” “We could take these questions on themselves, to talk and to Express its position, the position of the public Council”, – he explained.
Pavel Pozhigailo, a graduate of the Higher military command school of the strategic missile forces, served in the graduate school of the GRU. In 2000 stood on a post of the Governor of the Ivanovo region. In 2003 he became a Deputy of the state Duma, and in 2006 for two years he occupied the post of Deputy Minister of culture. Currently heads the Foundation for the heritage of Pyotr Stolypin, and the Russian choral society. Famous promise, becoming the President of the Russian Federation, to ban English “for 10 years, and better than 40″, reminds “the Newspaper.Ru”.