Peskov said about the right of a state to designate topics when issuing grants

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything in photobanks Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov. Archival photoPeskov said about the right of a state to designate topics when issuing grants© RIA Novosti / Sergey Goneeverything the image Bank

The state, through grants, has the right to designate topics which are of special interest, but to call it censorship would be wrong, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

«No, see, talking about any censorship is not. We have already said on this subject, hardly here is her details to discuss, but of course, providing some grants, of course, the state is entitled, say, to identify certain themes, for which States are of particular interest, but again to call this some sort of censorship would be wrong,» — said Peskov told reporters, answering the question, assume in the Kremlin, what art public money should not be the opposition.

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