"There are certain things at the legislative level need to be improved in order to remove the heated debate on this issue," said Ilyenko, saying that the ban of Russian films. "The law has inaccuracies that make it difficult or even make impossible its execution. But the work does not stop - now more than 430 films are forbidden," said he.

In June of 2015 in Ukraine entered into force a law providing for the ban of the show in the country films and TV series, "promoting" the power structures of Russia. Vice Prime Minister for humanitarian Affairs, Minister of culture of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kirilenko said that the ban applies to "militarist" films and TV series, released after 1991, as well as all Russian television and cinema, created after 2014.

Previously the state of Ukraine has banned the showing of the Russian TV series "Brigade", "Streets of broken lamps", "Teacher", "Voronin", the film "We are from the future".

In February 2016 Department issued a ban on the display of another 21 Russian films, including "In June 41-go", "Vysotsky. Thank God I'm alive". "Yolki-2", TV series "Kitchen", paintings by "the Master and Margarita", "the Inhabited island", "Stalingrad", "I'm staying", several episodes of the series "Junior", the animated film "About Fedota-Archer, swashbuckling young man".

In addition to the ban of films, Ministry of culture of Ukraine are also blacklisted Russian and world cultural figures who, in the opinion of Kiev, "a threat to national security of Ukraine". The list includes singers Joseph Kobzon, Valeria, actors Sergey Bezrukov, Mikhail Boyarsky, Mikhail Porechenkov, Gerard Depardieu, Steven Seagal.