CINEMA FINED IN MOSCOW FOR SHOWING ‘DEATH OF STALIN’




Hassam Hameed-TDO-23.02.2018- A cinema in Moscow is been fined $1700 for screening a movie which has been banned. Conservatives in Russia showed strong dissent over the depiction of power struggle in politburo. Movie was banned last minute.

Judge has fined the cinema for screening a movie which showed a movie which has been banned by Russian culture ministry. Cinema was raided by the police for showing the movie. Cinema said they will refund the money and cited causes were not under their control.

Movie has been criticized for targeting country’s history and undermining country’s citizens for fighting against fascism at that time.