Copyright © 2024 Euromaidanpress.com

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Scorpions refuse holding concert in occupied Sevastopol

Scorpion’s vocalist Klaus Meine. Photo: EPA
Scorpions refuse holding concert in occupied Sevastopol
Article by: Liga.net
Translated by: Yasha Trancer
Edited by: Kirill Mikhaylov

The organiser of a boxing show in the occupied Sevastopol, Vladimir Khryunov stated that the famous German band Scorpions will not perform at the event, which has been planned for August 23.

“The Scorpions’ manager had confirmed all the conditions and had agreed on a large fee. Later he sent the following letter: Unfortunately, this is a doubtful territory and we will probably not go. There will be no Scorpions.” – Russian outlet Gazeta.Ru quotes Mr. Khryunov.

Notably, a month ago Mr. Khryunov stated that he was in the process of negotiations with the band, which was to perform at a show named the same as the band’s song, “The Wind of Change”.

Earlier the band had omitted the occupied Crimea from their jubilee tour.

In July, the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture included the vocalist of Scorpions Klaus Meine into the ‘White List’ of foreign artists who had not supported the Russian aggression against Ukraine.

Translated by: Yasha Trancer
Edited by: Kirill Mikhaylov
You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here


    Euromaidan Press

    We are an independent media outlet that relies solely on advertising revenue to sustain itself. We do not endorse or promote any products or services for financial gain. Therefore, we kindly ask for your support by disabling your ad blocker. Your assistance helps us continue providing quality content. Thank you!

    Related Posts