Now the laws must be signed by President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Ruslan Stefanchuk signed laws banning the public reproduction of Russian music in Ukraine and banning the import of publishing products from Russia and Belarus.
It’s on the cards relevant bills on the parliament website.
It is noted that both the speaker signed these laws on 20 June.
The laws are then sent to the president for signature.
As UNIAN reported earlier, on June 19, Verkhovna Rada adopted the Law on Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine Concerning Support for the National Musical Product and Restrictions on the Public Use of the Musical Product of the Aggressor State (No. 7273-d), which prohibited the public reproduction of songs by Russian performers in Ukraine.
The law, in particular, establishes that public performance, display, demonstration, communication of phonograms, videograms and music videos containing a fixed performance of a musical non-dramatic work with text, performed by a singer (singer) who is or was in any period after 1991, is prohibited on the territory of Ukraine years as a citizen of a state recognized by BP as an aggressor state and/or produced by an individual and/or legal entity that, at the time of their promulgation, was a citizen or registered in a state that at any time is recognized as an aggressor state.
Also on June 19, the Parliament adopted the Law on Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine regarding the establishment of restrictions on the import and distribution of publishing products, with regard to the aggressor state, the Republic of Belarus, the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine” (No. 7459), which prohibits the import of publishing products from Russia and Belarus.
This law, in particular, prohibits the production, import, distribution in Ukraine of book publications containing works by authors who are citizens of Russia. At the same time, this ban will not apply to books published in Ukraine before January 1, 2023.