Office of the Surveillance of communications and mass communications at the Perm Krai Perm issued a warning of "New Companion" for the publication of reproductions of paintings by Dmitry Vrubel and Victoria Timofeeva "But Jesus said: Let the children and do not let them come to me, for of such is the kingdom of heaven. " According to authorities, the editors of "carried out the illegal advertising of drugs, which is a violation of the requirements of Art. 4 hours 3 RF Law on Mass Media." Citations are given in the press release Perm Museum of Modern Art.
The film is a series of Gospel Project Vrubel and Timofeyeva, who presented on 26 February 2009 in Perm in the River Station. Series nominated for an award by Kandinsky in 2008. Publication of the exhibition Perm Vrubel and Timofeyeva appeared in the New Companion "February 24, 2009 under the heading" Competition with opera Vernisage ".
Illustration of the material was considered in the management of Gosnarkokontrolya of Perm region. She was sent for examination in the Perm State Pedagogical University. In conclusion, experts stated: "The information presented in the painting can foster positive attitudes towards the use of narcotic drugs and psychoactive substances and their effects, as well as encourage the youth to act on their purchase or consumption."
Out of control Gosnarkokontrolya material for publication in the New Companion "were sent to local government oversight in the field of communications and mass communications, which is a protocol to institute proceedings under Article 6.13 of the Administrative Code (" the illegal advertising of drugs). In the court case has not been sent.
Dmitry Vrubel in comments to the press service of the Perm Museum said: "This painting is about love, love of children, that even these children can not hinder the coming of God! It was established after photo of the life of street children in Odessa. Looking at them, penetrate the pain of sympathy, compassion. " Minister of Culture and Mass Communications of the Perm Krai Boris Milgram noted that "should be treated very carefully to everything that can be taken out of context. The display of the picture looks completely organic and does not cause any issues."