January 3, 2023, 20:19 – Public News Service – OSN

Head of the Ministry of Culture Lithuania Simonas Kairis allowed the introduction of a moratorium on Russian culture in connection with the special operation RF in Ukraine. He spoke with approval of the idea to arrange a “quarantine” for Russian culture and ban works that seemed “acceptable” to the Lithuanians.

“Russia deliberately uses culture as a weapon, on important days for the Lithuanian state, it sent its performers to us <…>. I like the idea of ​​introducing a mental quarantine for Russian culture, to abandon works that seemed acceptable to us, ”the minister said on the air of the LRT television channel.

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Earlier it became known that NATO fighters located at the Lithuanian Zokniai airbase during December 15 times accompanied military aircraft of the Russian Federation. The corresponding statement was made by representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Lithuania.

The servicemen noted that the pilots of the four F-16s of the Polish Air Force were the most serious burden. Four French Air Force Rafale fighters worked at about the same level in December.

Especially many times they had to take to the air in the first days of December, from the 1st to the 3rd day of the month. During that period, these aircraft carried out six sorties. More about it read in material Public news service.