Svetlana Loboda

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News of Ukraine:the head of the Odessa regional state administration is against holding the concert Svetlana Loboda at the stadium “Chernomorets”.

The head of Odessa regional state administration Maxim Stepanov urged administrators to reconsider the decision to hold at the stadium “Chernomorets” in Odessa concert of the singer Svetlana Loboda.

The statement he posted on his page in Facebook.

“I know that in Ukraine there are worthy artists. A lot of them. Performances which would have graced the feast of the Day of our city. Let our city be a symbol of national unity. Odessa – the pearl! I appeal to the organizers of the concert – let’s support a great status in our city!”, – he wrote, noting that earlier S. Loboda performed in the Kremlin, on the First channel of Russia, at weddings and parties for Russian oligarchs.

“The money was beyond Ukraine . And all the excuses that I just earn and Ukraine, I love – absolutely pointless… that’s why I think Ukraine Loboda not that does not like her in Ukraine absolutely do not care…

I have always advocated for rule of Law and the rule of law. There is no legal reason to ban the concert Loboda in Odessa. There is only moral position. Position in relation to Ukraine, those at war and those in captivity, who no longer lives with us, their children, wives, husbands and parents”, – said M. Stepanov.

The concert Svetlana Loboda is scheduled for 3 September at the stadium “Chernomorets”, which contains over 30 thousand people. The activists, who in may has disrupted a concert by S. Loboda, has vowed to block the event.