Because his latest work — the songs+video “In St. Petersburg – drinking” group “Leningrad” in the person of its leader Sergei Shnurov may have trouble with the law. Public organizations of St. Petersburg turned to the city Prosecutor’s office a complaint against the group and a requirement to test it for the presence of propaganda of alcoholism.
In the video, people of different professions (office clerk, saleswoman, DPS officer, tour guide and taxi driver) drinking away my problems with vodka and have fun. As usual with Shnurov, the video showed swearing and drinking alcohol.
According to social activists, this clip, like the song in General, promotes alcoholism, hooliganism and violence, what a disgrace to the Northern capital. Under the statement of the Prosecutor’s office signed up members of the society of inhabitants of blockade Leningrad municipal education Shuvalovo-Ozerki, Vyborgsky members of the local organization all-Russian society of invalids, veterans of the Vyborg district of St. Petersburg, members of the security forces, the participants of Fund of the help to veterans of sports, and others.
The signatories believe that the song and the clip violates Russian law and should be banned.