Ukrainian diplomats boycotted Russian concert in Washington in protest against annexation of Crimea
In Washington, Ukrainian diplomats refused to attend the Concert for Unity, organized by the United States and Russia, in which musicians who supported the annexation of the Ukrainian Crimea participated, as posted on Facebook by the press service of the Ukrainian Embassy in the US.
It was noted that on November 13th, in Washington, there was a concert featuring Russian pianist Denis Matsuev, Russian conductor Valery Gergiev, and the Mariinsky Theater Symphony Orchestra. According to the embassy of Ukraine, the concert was organized by the Russian embassy together with non-governmental structures of the United States.
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