The reaction of Russian persons of culture on the "Pussy Riot" action and letter on their support signed by persons possessing culture and political influence
Newspaper “Arguments of the Week”, July 6, 2012
The reaction ofRussian persons ofculture on the"Pussy Riot" actionand letteron their support signed by persons possessing culture and political influence
...Maxim Fedotov, conductor, violinist, People's Artist of Russia,said that " was shocked by this actionof the Russian persons of culture evenmorethan by theaction ofthe girls!" "Theseyoung womenhave committedsimplyinconceivable blasphemy, regardless of what sacred place was defaced! Itcannot be justified; otherwise it will continueto evolve.Again, I was very shockedthat manypeople, who I respected,for some reasonhave signedsuch a letter. In my opinion,it could be doneonly as a resultof adrugeffect.Isour societyno longercareabout anyone? After all,there arechildren andpensioners,and talentedpeople who justlive in poverty! Andwhy they donotcareabout them but back up thevandalswhotrampled theHoly places? "- M.Fedotov asks a fair question.