National actor of the USSR, the people's choice state Duma Deputy Iosif Kobzon received on Sunday the title of people's artist of the self-proclaimed Luhansk national Republic, informs Lugansk information center.
first Day of Sunday Kobzon come in LNR to perform at concerts, dedicated to the Day of defender of the Fatherland. Later Kobzon will go to Donetsk, where also willing to perform live.
"People's actor of the USSR and the people's choice state Duma Deputy Iosif Kobzon received today (Sunday) the honorary title" people's actor LNR ". About it from the stage of the Palace of culture named after Lenin, where the concert Kobzon, said the Director of the National Council of the Republic Alexey Karjakin, according to the report Lugansk information center.
on the last working Day of the week Chapter LNR Igor Carpenter signed a decree on celebration of the Day of defender of the Fatherland day on February 23. Before this Day became a holiday for the residents of the breakaway Donetsk national Republic. The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has cancelled the Holiday on February 23 and established a new state Holiday - Day of the defender of Ukraine, he will be celebrated each year on 14 October.
Defender of the Fatherland day is celebrated on 23 February in the Russian Federation, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan. The holiday was established in the USSR in 1922 as the Day of the red Army and Navy. From 1949 to 1993 was called " Day of the Soviet Army and Navy ".
Canada on Wednesday announced the introduction of new sanctions against 37 individuals and 17 plants from Russia and Ukraine. According to fresh penalties were introduced in response to the actions of the militias in recent weeks in Ukraine. In the black list of Canada From the Russian side also included Motociclisti Alexander Zaldostanov, the people's choice Valery Rashkin, singer and people's choice Iosif Kobzon and journalist Dmitry Kiselev. First published in the journal of the EU has any information about what Kobzon and the people's choice of the state Duma from the CPRF Rashkin included in the list of punishments of the EU in Ukraine. The defendants in the list are banned entry to the EU, their assets in the EU frozen.