Several Kremlin-linked media outlets reported that 31 Ukrainian celebrities, TV presenters, and influencers are now banned from entering Russia for 50 years. The list includes some eurostars like Jamala, Andrey Danylko (Verka Serduchka), Svetlana Loboda, Tina Karol, Alekseev and Alina Pash. All of them called out Russia for its war against Ukraine.
Other popular Ukrainian artists that their names are in this list are Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, Ivan Dorm, Nadya Dorofeeva, Dmytro Monatik, the lead singer of the rock band Okean Elzy Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, and more.
The ban reportedly took effect on April 16. Many of the artists on the list are humorous about the Kremlin’s decision, saying they do not want to visit Russia under Putin’s control.
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