Ukrainian border guards refused to let the rapper from Belarus max Korzh Ukraine. This was announced by Vice Prime Minister Vyacheslav Kirilenko on Twitter.
The reason for the ban of entry into Ukraine was a concert Cake in the annexed Crimea.
The singer flew to Kiev, where on 23 November he was scheduled for a concert at the Sports Palace.
“The guards were not allowed to Ukraine by the Belarusian rapper max Korzh, which is repeatedly performed in the occupied Crimea, and now decided to pastrolist in Kiev. The territorial integrity of Ukraine must be respected”, – stressed the official.
As reported LIGA.net the assistant to the head of the state border service Oleg Slobodyan, the singer was banned from entering Ukraine for a period of three years.
Russia has occupied the Autonomous Republic of Crimea in 2014 year. The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared on 20 February 2014 beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. Key international organizations, including the UN General Assembly has condemned Russia’s actions and called the annexation and occupation of Crimea illegal. Against Russia were imposed economic sanctions. For the implementation by Moscow of the so-called elections with the participation of the Crimea in 2016-m to year the Parliament of Ukraine recognized the Russian state Duma is illegitimate.