Photo: Alla Pugacheva and Maxim Galkin/from open sources
The British edition The Guardian released an article about Alla Pugacheva. The tabloid writes: “The singer, who became famous in the” Soviet era, asks to be called a “foreign agent” after her husband condemned the war in Ukraine".
Pugacheva said that she was in solidarity with her husband Maxim Galkin – “an honest, decent and sincere man, a real and incorruptible patriot of Russia”, who wants his country “a peaceful life, freedom of speech” and stop people dying “for illusory purposes”.
The material is illustrated by a photograph of Pugacheva from the funeral of the politician, the first and last president of the USSR, Mikhail Gorbachev, who died on August 30, 2022.
Russian singer Alla Pugacheva spoke out against the war in Ukraine and death our boys for illusory goals".
According to the authors of the material, this comment — the first time that a pop star, an icon of show business in Russia, publicly criticized the war. Her husband, Maxim Galkin (recognized in the Russian Federation as a foreign agent, – ed.) joined journalists, human rights activists and opponents of the Kremlin, writes the British tabloid.
The publication reminded that 73-year-old Pugacheva sold over 250 million records, and was extremely popular in soviet times. Her popularity has remained so for more than 55 years of her career, the authors of the material wrote.
The Guardian also noted at the end of the material that Pugacheva met with Russian President Vladimir Putin several times, but never publicly did not support him.
Prepared by: Sergey Daga