Welsh ensemble defies international law to play in occupied Crimeamain
The Ukraine Embassy in the UK has called out Brass Ensemble Wales for setting out on tour in parts of the country illegally ocupied by Russian fores.
The ensemble says it is performing in ‘a series of concerts across the peninsula, at Maykop, Sevastopol, Simferopol, Yalta, Feodosia, Kerch, Alushta and at the iconic Vorontsov Palace.’ Details here.
The Embassy says:
We made it clear 2 Symphonic Brass Wales @brasswales @croberts100 that #crimeaisukraine &illegal visit 2 Crimea will have consequences under #UA legislation. We also informed @foreignoffice about legal measures 2 be taken by UA side if visit takes place. You r blowing RU trumpet! pic.twitter.com/zn2mT0S1Jy
— Ukraine’s Emb. to UK (@UkrEmbLondon) August 10, 2018
Common sense says: Don’t go there.