The MP urged the Pope to canonize Kschessinska «for reconciliation»

© RIA to Novoshepelychi in fotobabbles Mathilde Kschessinska in the role of Aspicia, in the ballet of Cesare Pugni the Pharaoh’s DaughterThe MP urged the Pope to canonize Kschessinska «for reconciliation»© RIA to Novoshepelychi the image Bank

The Deputy of Legislative Assembly of Leningrad region Vladimir Petrov told RIA Novosti that he had addressed an open letter to Pope Francis asking to assess her life for the subsequent canonization that would help to resolve the conflict over the movie «Matilda» in Russia.

«If the appeal will be considered and any form of beatification (the rite of chargeability deceased person beatified in the Catholic Church) Kshesinskaya’s going to happen to the Catholic Church, as it is a big part of his life spent in the bosom of the Holy see, it is possible that it will be conciliating step between the radicals and intellectuals of modern Russia», — said Petrov.

The film by Alexei Uchitel «Matilda» about the fate of the ballerina Matilda Kschessinska, and fell in love with future Emperor Nicholas II. Earlier, representatives of the public movement «the Royal cross» called «Matilda» «anti-Russian and anti-religious provocation», and the Deputy of the state Duma Natalia Poklonskaya has asked the Prosecutor General to check the picture. Thus a press-the Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, speaking about the statement Polonskaya, noted that «trying to evaluate a film that is not yet ready, at least strange».

The United network of cinemas «Sinema Park» and «Formula Kino» has already abandoned the show «Matilda,» directed by Alexei Uchitel due to security threats.

The Director’s lawyer Konstantin Dobrynin on Monday wrote on his page in Facebook that an unknown person set a car on fire outside the office of the bar Association Pen&Paper in Starokonyushenny lane. In the photos attached to the record, you can see how near the fire lay the scraps of paper on which is written «For her to burn.» The police opened a criminal case on deliberate damage of property.