Contents tagged with Kobzon

  • Putin's party asserted that the Donetsk People’s Republic is not a state

    United Russia, President Putin’s home party stated that the recognition of passports from the DPR and LPR will not lead to the exclusion of Deputy Iosif Kobzon from the State Duma.

    Deputies of the Russian Parliament cannot have dual citizenship and Kobzon presumably has a DPR-issued passport. However, the first Deputy Head of the executive committee of United Russia, Konstantin Mazurevsky, explained that the passport of the DPR does not mean the existence of DPR citizenship, since the DPR is …

  • Russian State Duma suggested sending singer Kobzon and Alexandrov Ensemble to Kyiv for participation in Eurovision

    The Deputy Head of the Just Russia party in the State Duma, Oleg Nilov, suggested sending State Duma Deputy and a famous singer, Iosif Kobzon, with the Alexandrov Ensemble, to Kyiv to represent Russia at the Eurovision competition, as reported by TASS.

    "Russia has agreed to participate again... My suggestion is, God grant health to Iosif Davydovich, and send him along with the Alexandrov Ensemble," Nilov said, speaking on behalf of the Just Russia faction.

    The Eurovision Song Contest 2017 …

  • Prestigious London Concert Hall Closed To Russian Artists

    The Royal Albert Hall, the most prestigious concert hall in London, is now closed to Russian artists. Andrey Sidelnikov, a political emigre from Russia and the coordinator of the “Speak Louder!” Movement shared this sentiment in an interview with Krym.Realii.

    "In the aftermath of the Valeria concert, the best and most important concert hall in London is now closed to Russian artists—all of them.[The owners] no longer want to deal with Russian artists. Reputation in the UK is very expensive," …