In social networks actively discussing the emergence in the Russian new year television live Joseph Kobzon.
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“The Financial Times reporter in Moscow Max Seddon sees in the new year live LIVE KOBZON. Now imagine when it is all filmed (in fur coats!), if he died in August,” — wrote in social networks of the users.
“No wonder pensioners are writing with chalk: Kobzon — alive!” — wrote in comments to the post.
Recall the famous Russian singer Iosif Kobzon, died 30 August 2018 on 81 th year of life in Moscow after a long illness.
In the last years of his life, the singer was known for having actively supported the Kremlin’s policy towards Ukraine, including the annexation of Crimea. Before the Russian Federation invaded the territory of Ukraine, the singer accused the then President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in weakness and inability to disperse the Maidan.
Add that Kobzon was a people’s artist of Ukraine (1991).
In addition, was awarded the Order “For merits” of III degree (Ukraine, July 4, 2012) — for considerable personal contribution in socio-economic and cultural-educational development of the Donetsk region, long-term conscientious work, high professionalism and on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of education of the region.
Also received the Order “For merits” II degree (Ukraine, July 3, 2002) — for personal contribution in socio-economic and cultural development of the region, high professionalism and on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Donetsk region.
May 14, 2018 Kobzon was deprived of the Ukrainian state award by the decree of the President of Ukraine.