The Australian natives have accused Russian figure skaters of plagiarismthe Australian natives have accused world champions on figure skating of dances on ice of Russians Oksana Domninu and Maxim Shabalin in an insult of their national idea and plagiarism, transfers TV channel “ to Conduct “.
Three weeks ago in the championship of Russia in St.-Petersburg pair has presented the new program under the name “ Dances of natives “. Figure skaters left on ice in unusual suits with the prints simulating drawings on bodies of natives, and with a fighting colour on persons.
natives have regarded performance of the Russian sportsmen as an insult. “ it is very offensive, - the consul of a colony of natives of staff the New Southern Wales was indignant in interview Reuters with Sol Bellir. - We regard it as larceny of culture of natives “.
In its opinion, the idea of dance has been stolen. “ They took it without our permission and without consultations of corresponding dancing groups of natives of Australia. It is one more example of operation of indigenous population of Australia “ - the Australian has underlined.
S.Bellir has declared that the colony authorities will write the letter of the protest to the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Australia. “ this dance can offend aboriginals of Australia. In its basis - the dances intended only for men or only for women, and it is very important. It not simply intellectual property. This direct cultural larceny “ - he considers.