Press Secretary Kobzon told about the status of the artist

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Codecoverage in fotobanka, first Deputy Chairman of Committee of the State Duma on culture Iosif Kobzon. Archival photoPress Secretary Kobzon told about the status of the artist© RIA Novosti / Alexei Codiscovered the image Bank

Able people’s artist of USSR and state Duma Deputy Iosif Kobzon, there is no change for the worse, told RIA Novosti on Monday, press Secretary of the Deputy Varvara Vinogradova.

Earlier media reported about the hospitalization of Kobzon. A source in the state Duma told RIA Novosti, the first Deputy head of state Duma Committee on culture is in serious but stable condition. On Saturday the TV channel REN TV reported that Kobzon went into a coma, and his condition deteriorated. The sister of national artist of the USSR Helena denied RT information about the coma.

«There is no change for the worse,» — said Vinogradov.