The Kremlin did not know about a possible postponement of the premiere of the film «Death of Stalin»

© Free Range Films (2017)scene from the movie Death of StalinThe Kremlin did not know about a possible postponement of the premiere of the film «Death of Stalin»© Free Range Films (2017)

In the Kremlin do not have any information about the film «Death of Stalin» and the reasons why the Premier can move in the summer, said the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

Picture of Armando Iannucci should be out in cinemas on January 25. However, the Chairman of the public Council under the Ministry of culture Yuri Polyakov said that the Council and public figures ask the Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky to suspend the distribution licences for a more thorough analysis of the painting for compliance with the Russian legislation. According to Polyakov, this tape — «in fact, the ideological struggle against our country.»

Peskov said, how in the Kremlin the initiative of the Ministry of culture to postpone the premiere of the film in the summer in order to not fell on the 75th anniversary of the victory in the battle of Stalingrad.

«I would not say that we have some kind of position, I’m honestly not aware of this. In this case it is the absolute prerogative of the Ministry of culture, but what caused it, I now you can’t say, just do not have the information <…>. I don’t know what painting is,» said the spokesman.

Previously the distributors of the film, «Volga» has confirmed to RIA Novosti that on January 17, got a rental license on 25 Jan, no complaints, the Ministry of culture is not expressed.

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