Kobzon glad that Ukraine may ban Samoilova entry into the country
MOSCOW, 21 Mar — RIA Novosti. The first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on culture, people’s artist of Russia Iosif Kobzon admitted that he was “very pleased” to report that a member of the musical contest “Eurovision-2017” Yulia Samoilova may prohibit entry to Ukraine because “there is no need to go there,” he told RIA Novosti on Tuesday.
The head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasily Gritsak reported yesterday that the Department has prepared a document about the ban on entry into the country Samoilova. Earlier, foreign Minister of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin criticised the participation Samoilova in the competition. The Russian woman visited the Crimea in 2015, without obtaining permission, the necessity which insists Kyiv. The Executive supervisor of Eurovision Jon Ola sand said that the European broadcasting Union has no claims to the Russian delegation.
I am very glad, because I kept saying there is no need to go there in bandit country, dishonor our performers. So it is very good that they (Kiev — ed.) is artificially created, as they say in football, “offside”Iosif Kobzon
He stressed that Russia initially had to refuse to participate in this contest. “Not to shame and not to go hat in hand to these American puppets,” said Kobzon, Recalling that in 1980, the U.S. athletes did not go to the Olympics in Moscow, “showed his mettle”.
“And we are all trying to protect some unfortunate 30 thousand dollars, which contributed to the “Eurovision”. Spit on them. We have lost much more. Only honor and conscience will not lose”, — said the Deputy.
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