The Verkhovna Rada registered the initiative on deprivation of a number of singers the title of people’s and Merited artists of Ukraine. The title is proposed to deny in perpetuity.
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The list includes Ukrainian singer actively performing in Russia — Ani Lorak (Karolina KUEK), Taisiya Povaliy, Svetlana Loboda. Vitaliy Kozlovskiy after a concert in Moscow, it is proposed to revoke the title of honored artist.
Also on the list are Russian singers Nikolai Baskov and Philip Kirkorov, marked high rank in Ukraine in 2004 and in 2008 respectively. The company singers were directed by Vladimir Bortko. It could make the list for chauvinistic remarks against Ukraine. So, at the time Bortko claimed that “neither Ukraine nor Ukrainians.”