The first surprised said Raikin about the «revenge» Medina

© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage in photobackgrounds Director of Satirikon Theatre Konstantin Raikin. Archival photoThe first surprised said Raikin about the «revenge» Medina© RIA Novosti / Vitaly to Belowaverage the image Bank

. Performance indicators of the «Satyricon» of recent years is of concern to the Ministry of culture, and application of the artistic Director Konstantin Raikin about the «revenge» of the Ministry of surprise, said the Deputy Minister of culture Alexander Zhuravsky, quoted in a press-service.

Previously Konstantin Raikin in a video published by TV channel «Rain» said that a series of checks in the theatre is the «revenge» of the head of the Ministry of culture, Vladimir Medinsky, for his remarks at the Congress of the Union of theatrical figures.

«Once again compelled to Express my surprise comments dear Konstantin Arkadevich Raikin. This time regarding the «numerous checks» and the alleged unfriendly attitude towards the theatre entrusted to it by the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation», — said Zhuravsky.

He explained that the Ministry of culture of Russia was carried out only two checks of the «Satyricon», the cause of which – the desire to understand complex economic and financial situation «in one of the leading Federal theaters in the country», as well as how fair the resonant media reports about the presence of a conflict of interest in its management.

«It is necessary to take into account the fact that in recent years, a number of indicators of performance «the Satyricon» is really a cause for concern (hall occupancy rate, number of impressions)», — he stressed.

At the end of last year, Raikin gave a speech about the «aggressive assaults on artistic expression and the censorship of the crowd,» sparking hot debate among colleagues. Medinsky has denied accusations Raikin and expressed the opinion that for imaginary arguments about censorship rooted in a completely different pitfalls. Supported the Minister and Russian President Vladimir Putin, who said that censorship in the country.