According to Konstantin Raikin, the main drama is now unfolding on the streets and squares of Belarusian cities, and it is important to play the role of decent and courageous people in this sharpest performance of life.
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The main “drama” is now unfolding on the streets and squares of the cities of Belarus, said the artistic director of the Russian state theater “Satyricon” Konstantin Raikin, who supported dismissed on the eve of the director of the Yanka Kupala National Academic Theater Pavel Latushko.
The dismissal of Latushko, who was dismissed after he supported the protesters against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko, Raikin called a disaster.
“Fired for openly and honestly expressing his civil position in support of the protesters. I read the text of this speech, clear, precise, calling for observing the constitution and punishing those who violate it. All. For this he was fired, “- says Raikin’s letter, published on the Satirikon Facebook page.
The day before, August 17, the troupe of the Yanka Kupala Theater announced that the actors decided to support their director and submitted their resignation. At the same time, the actors, together with senior director Nikolai Pinigin, recorded a video message in which they declared their readiness to defend Latushko and any other employee.