10 Dec 2018 20:28

Ukraine blacklists Italian actor Michele Placido as national security threat

KYIV. Dec 10 (Interfax) - Ukraine's Culture Ministry has added one more name to the list of persons posing a threat to national security at the request of the country's Security Service.

The new name is Michele Placido, an Italian actor and film director, according to the updated list on the ministry's website on Monday.

The list is compiled by the Culture Ministry at requests from the National Security and Defense Council, Security Service of Ukraine, and the National Council of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine.

Currently, the list targets 145 individuals.