Group “Leningrad” and its leader Sergei Shnurov, despite the warning of the mayor of Novosibirsk Anatoly Elbow, plans to perform songs in their original version. This was stated by “RIA Novosti” guitarist “Leningrad” Dmitry Guguchkina.
“We don’t know how the municipality will monitor “the rule of law.” Will act, as usual, from the song words can not erase” — leads the Agency of his word.
On Thursday, the Elbow signed a formal warning to the group “Leningrad”, which intends to give a concert in Novosibirsk on June 3. The mayor stressed that the official warning is a rock band goes for vocabulary, and extremist appeals. For concert musicians, according to him, in the Palace of sports “Siberia” will be watched by law enforcement. He explained that the municipality will not prohibit a particular song, however, will monitor compliance with the law at the concert. “If there are violations, the law enforcement system would respond” — he promised.
The reason for the warning were an appeal to the leadership of the city public movement “people’s Cathedral”. They called for a ban on “Leningrad” to perform in Novosibirsk the song “Peter — to drink.” The organization’s representatives also indicated that the composition of the group contain obscene language, and the above composition is tested in the Prosecutor’s office.