The lead singer of the band “Okean Elzy” and the leader of the party “Voice” Svyatoslav Vakarchuk in 2015, appeared before the Russian public in Monaco. About this in his Facebook account said lawyer Andriy Portnov.
“Dear friends, publish a link to the speech the moral authority of the nation Vakarchuk, who in September 2015, when the Ukrainian soldiers were killed in the East of the country, cheered on the Cote d’azur in Monaco, the Moscow visitors in the event of a Russian vodka oligarch,” wrote Portnow.
He also attached a link to a video from the concert. The video Vakarchuk performs one of her hits “More for us”. Soon the video was removed. In the comments to the post Portnow said that we are talking about the party the owner of the company Alexander Mechetina Beluga Group.
Edition “Strenia” in turn, writes that the year 2015, the group “Okean Elzy” led Vakarchuk also met on the “Russian party” in Miami. It is noted that in these days the conflict in the Donbas experienced the most dramatic moments — the whole of January there was fighting for the Donetsk airport.
The event, which was sponsored by the Ukrainian artist in Miami was called “the feast of Russian oligarchs.” The entrance cost up to 50 thousand dollars. Vakarchuk himself came on stage in a t-shirt with the Ukrainian coat of arms and noted that he was happy to sing in front of fans from Russia.
Information about performances of “Ocean Elzy” on the party of Russian oligarchs came amid statements Vakarchuk about relations of Moscow and Kiev. July 22 in an interview with “UKRINFORM” he suggested the Verkhovna Rada to adopt a law on coexistence with Russia. According to him, the law should prescribe restrictions for citizens from the neighbouring country, it would be beneficial for musicians. “For example, why some people basically do not go on tours to the country-aggressor, and the other, by contrast, actively touring in Russia”, — asked the politician.
The armed conflict in the Donbas began in the spring of 2014. Part of the region came under the control of Kiev after residents opposed the change of government and in a referendum supported the creation of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Lugansk national republics. In response, Ukrainian authorities launched a military operation. In the spring of 2018, the format was changed, control of its implementation have received the Armed forces of Ukraine from the Operation of the United forces, which replaced the anti-terrorist operation under the control of the security Service of Ukraine.
Video, photo All from Russia.