The Cabinet of Ministers has approved and submitted to the Verkhovna Rada a bill that limits access of Russian books with anti-Ukrainian content to the Ukrainian market. The decision was taken yesterday at a cabinet meeting, reports the press service of the Cabinet.
According to the report, a legislative document introduces permissive principle for books originating from the aggressor country.
"Several statements of this bill are the most important. First, we go towards the protection of copyright. After the adoption of the law when the State Committee will review the books originating from the country of the aggressor, the distributor will have to confirm the right of the author to distribute these products. Second, the public advisory council, which will provide the authorization will be limited to a period of 10 days. During this time, it must either give permission or reasonably refuse. And third, we take, in fact, those thesises, which are applied to the films - where there is anti-Ukrainian and anti-state sense, inciting ethnic hatred - then such products will be prohibited, "- said Deputy Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kyrylenko.