Kiev made a complete ban on the import of Russian books


For consideration of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in the near future will be introduced a bill on the seizure of books, which denied the sovereignty of Ukraine. About this, speaking in the parliaments of the country, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of culture Vyacheslav Kirilenko, reports UNN.

According to Kirilenko, there are several options for imposing restrictions, consider the option of a total ban of import of Russian books, clarifies the Agency.

“This is a complex topic, not everything is clear in it,” said the Minister, adding that in this case can be banned and scientific publications, and literature from neutral to Ukraine.

The head of the Ministry of culture noted that another option is being developed — introduction of “automatic licensing is when a message appears stating that cross the border of the Russian book publishing houses, in which there is incitement of ethnic hatred, non-recognition of sovereignty or territorial integrity of Ukraine, such products are arrested”.

Against the publishers of such products will apply sanctions, and that the publisher will not be able to distribute its products to Ukraine, said Kirilenko.

The Minister also said that stands for providing the functions of state control over the flow of Russian books on the state Committee, the customs, the security service and other structures, reports “Interfax-Ukraine”.

The bills providing for appropriate measures in the near future will arrive in the Ukrainian Parliament, said Kirilenko.