A bill was submitted to the Verkhovna Rada to ban the import and distribution in Ukraine of publishing products from Russia, Belarus and the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine. Document published on the website of the Ukrainian parliament.
For publications in Russian, which will be imported from other countries, a permissive import procedure is provided. The purpose of such measures will be to control the compliance of these publications with the requirements of Ukrainian legislation, first of all, to check their content for the presence of anti-Ukrainian propaganda, the explanatory note to the bill says.
In addition, it is prohibited to issue, import and distribute in Ukraine book publications containing works by authors who are citizens of Russia. This ban will not apply to books published in Ukraine before January 1, 2023.
In Ukraine the group “Rating” previously released a sociological study. Its results are very different from those received all the years before Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine. Among other things, the question was asked: “How do you feel about the inhabitants of Russia?” Almost 70 percent of Ukrainians are very cold or cold. Warm or very warm – nine percent. Four years ago, 47 percent were warm, and only 23 percent were cold.
There is a similar dynamic in the attitude of Ukrainians towards the inhabitants of Belarus. If in 2018 73 percent of respondents were warm towards Belarusians, now it is only 22. Only two percent were cold, now it is 33.
“Ukraine renounces everything connected with Russia.” How the attitude of Ukrainians towards the Russians, the military and Bandera has changed: