Organizers threaten to pull high-profile music festival from Latvia following sanctions against Russian performers
Baltic News Network
Monday, July 28, 2014
Russian composer and organizer of the New Wave music contest, Igor Krutoy, warns will consider moving the annual festival out of Latvia's Baltic resort Jurmala. His statement follows a decision by the Latvian government to refuse entry to several Russian pop performers due to their vocal support for Moscow's policies in Ukraine.