Today in the Moscow office of the human rights organization “Memorial” burst in about 30 people who shouted slogans and accusations of fascism. At this time there was a screening of Agnieszka Holland’s film “Gareth Jones”, it was coordinated with the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Polish consulate.
As the representative of “Memorial” Boris Belenkin told The Insider, unknown persons burst from the service entrance when an employee was leaving the office.
“About 30 people ran in screaming“ fascists, let’s not forget, let’s not forgive, down with ”, I was“ pressed ”against the wall, burst into the hall and already there they began to shout these slogans. The show “Gareth Jones” was coordinated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with the Polish consular center, according to my information. Who these people are is not clear. They did not identify themselves in any way. ”
According to Belenkin, Memorial employees called the police. Most of the unknown people left the hall before her arrival, but 3-5 people were stopped and the police were forced to wait. Now representatives of the organization, together with these unknown persons, are sent to the department.
The Polish film Gareth Jones tells the story of a journalist from Wales who comes to the USSR in the 1930s with the dream of interviewing Stalin. He becomes a witness of Stalin’s repressions and popular misfortunes, with a threat to his own life, writes an article about the dark side of the Soviet utopia. While the authorities are looking for an opportunity to silence him, aspiring writer George Orwell, impressed by his story, conceives the story “Animal Farm”.