Christina Aguilera image from entryExcerpt:
Russia has threatened to appeal to UNESCO and UNHRC.
In connection with the controversial cancellation of concerts of Russian singer Kristina Orbakaite in Ukraine, Russia has threatened to appeal to international organizations. The Chairman of the Commission of Public chamber (OP) Russia on development of public diplomacy Yelena sutormina [sic] said it will raise UNESCO on the issue of pressure on the Russian Kiev artists.
“It is unfortunate that the culture of the Ukrainian authorities was a kind of a bargaining chip in political games. The cancellation of a concert — nothing like an example of blatant pressure on the Russian-speaking population and another attempt to “drive a wedge” between our peoples. I’m sure that this incident needs to be assessed major international organizations”, — said sutormina. ...