According to the new law, the Bible, Koran, Tanakh and Kanjur, as well as literary works, the study of which is provided for by federal state educational standards and federal basic educational programs, are not marked.
As for films, information about the prohibition of their distribution among children must be indicated if it contains information that is prohibited for them.
Simplifying the age marking system for works of art and literature will help avoid ambiguous interpretation of the legislation, the author of the bill, the head of the State Duma Committee on Culture, Elena Yampolskaya, said earlier. So, formally, almost all the classics of domestic and world literature were inaccessible to children under 16 years of age. Labeling “War and Peace”, “Diario Express” or a talk show is also required.
The deputy cited as an example “Quiet Don”, which she saw in a bookstore marked “18+”, as well as the Bible and Quran marked “16+”.