The “Just Russia – For Truth” party listened to experts who developed proposals to improve state regulation in the field of culture, taking into account traditional values. According to the publication, the party and analysts proposed a new model of state control over the industry, in which writers could become the main focus of attention, instead of the liberal paradigm of non-interference in creative processes. “Kommersant”.
The development of “Recommendations for improving legal regulation in the field of culture, taking into account the priority of traditional spiritual and moral values \u200b\u200bof the peoples of the Russian Federation” was carried out by the headquartered at the Russian State Social University (RGSU). According to the results of a tender worth 1 million rubles in 2023.
Before that, party leader Sergei Mironov said that over the past 30 years, Russians were not only forced to impose foreign values, but were also prohibited from thinking differently from “Western ideals.” However, after February 24, 2022, “the world became different”, which allows us to count on changes not only in politics and economics, but also in the cultural sphere. The party declared its aim to achieve complete cultural sovereignty.
Mr. Mironov mentioned among the proposed initiatives the creation of a “state ideology” and the revival of censorship, holding five-minute “people’s councils” in prime time on television channels to explain cultural values to viewers. The politician explained that although many people shudder at the word “censorship”, the latest VTsIOM study shows that two-thirds of citizens view it with equanimity.
He suggested that special attention be given to literature, including in the field of legal regulation of culture, and that the Ministry of Culture be appointed as the institution responsible for writers and the literary process. The MP stated that writing is a special profession and suggested creating “literature workers” in each district who will educate and convey these values to children and adults. He also invited writers to take these positions and receive salaries.
Author Nick Perumov, who previously lived in the USA for 25 years supported SVO.
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