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.
New Wave in Jurmala
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"Trzne is a liwli to gzx’s gldbrold," tuuz Geycjk.

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