The authors of the appeal called on to protect the constitutional rights of citizens and to ensure the integrity of Orthodox shrines
During the filming of the movie “Matilda” in Saint-Peterburge: TASS, Dmitry Timofeev
Orthodox activists on Thursday afternoon was transferred to the office of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin 100 thousand signatures of people unhappy with the upcoming release of the film by Alexei Uchitel “Matilda”.
“The appeal was signed by more than one hundred thousand believers are offended by the desecration of the saints. All of these materials will be transferred to the President asking him to intervene and influence the decision revoking the license to the film” – said “Interfax” in the social movement “the Royal cross”.
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The authors of the appeal urge the President to protect the constitutional rights of citizens and to ensure the integrity of Orthodox shrines.
Earlier, it was reported, collected 100 thousand signatures was handed over to the reception, Patriarch Kirill. In an address to the Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church activists were asked to support the faithful in their struggle against the film.
The movie “Matilda” in Russia caused a wide resonance even before the release. He talks about the relationship of the future Emperor Nicholas II and the ballerina Matilda Kshesinskaya. Against this picture to actively serve the state Duma Deputy, ex-Prosecutor of Crimea Natalia Poklonskaya and her supporters.
Some cinemas refused to show “Matilda” security reasons after threats from people who call themselves Orthodox activists.