Kobzon explained why he enjoys the possible non-admission of Yulia Samoilova to Ukraine for participation in “Eurovision”
People’s artist of Russia Iosif Kobzon, who also holds the post of first Deputy Chairman of state Duma Committee for culture, welcomed the news of a potential non-admission to Ukraine of the candidate of “Eurovision – 2017” Yulia Samoilova.
According to the famous singer, with joy met such kind of message and explained why. About it reports “Russian conversation”.
“I am very happy because I kept saying: there is no need to go there in bandit country, dishonor our performers. So it is very good that they (the Ukrainian authorities – ed.) is artificially created, as they say in football, “offside”,” – said Kobzon.
The artist recalls how a group of athletes refused to attend the Olympic games 1980 in Moscow firmness of his character. In a similar way and was to do with the Russian “Eurovision” in Kiev and forget about made for the participation of 30 thousand dollars .
We will remind, in the leadership of the SBU reported about the readiness of the authorities to ban Samoilova entry to the territory of Ukraine. Relevant documentation has already been prepared.
Previously, “Russian Dialogue,” says Kobzon expressed excitement about the impending visit of the candidate of the contest from the Russian Federation in Kiev. He believes that the singer because of his disability and origin may receive multiple direct insults and grievances during the “Eurovision – 2017”.