Today: Sunday, 5 February 2023 year

The President of Hungary spoke out against the abolition of Russian culture.

The President of Hungary spoke out against the abolition of Russian culture.

Hungarian President Katalin Novak visited the Nutcracker ballet by Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and spoke out against the abolition of Russian culture.

“We condemn war, not people, not art and culture,” Novak wrote on social media, posting photos of her visit to the Hungarian State Opera House and saying that before the ballet, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian and Kazakh artists took an oath to receive the Hungarian citizenship.


Earlier, the new season of the Italian theater “La Scala” opened with Modest Mussorgsky’s opera “Boris Godunov”, despite the protests of the Ukrainian diaspora. The premiere was attended by Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Prime Minister George Meloni and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen.