() is the abbreviated name for the USSR State Committee for Cinematography
(Государственный комитет по кинематографии СССР) in the Soviet Union
. It was a central state directory body of the Soviet Cinematography.
It was created by the decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of USSR
on March 23, 1963 as the State Committee of the Council of Ministers of the USSR
on Cinematography. From 1965 to 1972 its name was simplified to the Committee on Cinematography of the Council of Ministers. From 1972 to 1978 the committee regained its original name. From 1978, until its disolution in 1991, it was called the State Committee of the USSR on Cinematography.
In 1991 Goskino USSR was abolished by a statement of the State Council USSR of November 14, 1991 (№ ГС-13).
In 1992 there was created the Roskino/Roskomkino
that later was renamed into the State Committee of Russian Federation for Cinematography (Государственный комитет Российской Федерации по кинематографии) in the modern Russia
as the supreme government organ in charge of the cinematography
. Both performed general management and censorship
was disestablished in May 2008
, after V.Putin
's decree N......