Russian rock stars came to the self-proclaimed Luhansk people's Republic to participate in the festival " the Sun will rise!", said Tuesday at a press conference, Deputy head of the Luhansk rock club Nikolai Dogodilo.
on the same stage as Russian singers will be performing with local groups. Singer Yulia Chicherina, Ivan Demyan ("7B" ) and Vadim Samoilov (ex-leader of group "Agatha Christie" ) will be engaged in the selection of musicians for the final Galla concert at the festival.
"We would like more to participate in the cultural life of Luhansk," said Samoylov. The musician noticed that he is not afraid of the charges and penalties from Kiev." We are on a "black list" is not focus. Do what you think is proper and that'll be that. I don't care if all the punishment " - drew the attention of Samoylov.
before the Ukrainian authorities have decided to ban the entry of 14 artists from Russia, who supported the annexation of Crimea into the Russian Federation, and also expressed support for the Donetsk and Lugansk militia. In addition, the expert Commission under the State Agency on the problems of cinema of Ukraine has banned the presentation of the country's dozens of movies and TV shows with the participation of Russian actors, for example, who visited the Donbass Ivan Okhlobystin and Mikhail Porechenkov.
at rallies in early April of this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum of the Republic declared its sovereignty and later formed the Union of " new Russia ", put together their own authorities. In the beginning of November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of the parliaments.