To this support fund is added ” an envelope of 300,000 euros for the reception of students ” in schools, art in particular, which are under the supervision of the Ministry of Culture, specify the services of Roselyne Bachelot in a press release . The artists will be helped, in Russian and Ukrainian, to orient themselves via a telephone platform. With their loved ones, they can be accommodated in three-month artist residencies.
On Friday, about 10,000 Ukrainian refugees had arrived in France since the invasion of this country by Russia on February 24, according to the Ministry of the Interior.
Roselyne Bachelot had already announced during the week that France would help Russian artists ” forced into exile “. “ I asked for the cancellation or postponement of events organized by: one, official Russian cultural institutions; two, the artists who have taken a clear position for the regime of Mr. Putin and this for a long time ”, she had also explained.