The radicals have threatened to disrupt the Odessa international film festival

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Ukrainian radicals threaten to disrupt the annual Odessa international film festival because of the words of the President of the festival Victoria Tigipko about the fact that Ukraine finding it really hard to invite foreign film stars, because the country is «civil war», said on Thursday the Ukrainian edition of «Vesti».

The publication cites the message of the former head of the Odessa cell «Right sector» (an extremist organization banned in Russia) Sergey Sternenko on the page on Facebook in which he calls upon to replace the President of the festival, as «Tigipko believes that Ukraine is a civil war.» Otherwise, it threatens to disrupt the festival.

At the end of may because of the protests of the radicals was disrupted a concert in Odessa, Ukrainian singer Svetlana Loboda, which is accused of frequent visits and performances in Russia. In turn, the Ukrainian singer Ivan Dorn decided to cancel the concert in Odessa, scheduled for June 9, because of the threats of the radicals.

«Right sector» — Ukrainian Union of radical nationalist organizations. In January and February 2014 the militants of the movement participated in the clashes with the police and the seizure of administrative buildings, and from April — in the suppression of protests in the East of Ukraine. In November 2014, the Supreme court has recognized the Union of right-wing extremist organization and banned its activities in Russia. In January 2015, «the Right sector» was included in the list of prohibited in Russia organizations.

The Ukrainian authorities in April 2014 began a military operation against the breakaway LC and the DNI, which declared independence after a coup in Ukraine in February 2014. According to the latest UN victims of the conflict began more than 10 thousand people. The settlement of the situation in the Donbass is discussed, including during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which from September 2014 adopted three documents regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict. However, after the armistice agreements between the parties to the conflict continue shooting.

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