Producer Laima Vaikule explained her words about Crimea

© RIA Novosti / Nina Sociability in photosangelina Laima Vaikule. Archival photoProducer Laima Vaikule explained her words about Crimea© RIA Novosti news Agency / Nina Sociability the image Bank

Laima Vaikule caught up in the scandal after that it is not going to visit the Crimea for any money, just comply with the law, said producer and partner of singer Andrew Latkovskis in an interview with radio station «Moscow speaking».

«If is forbidden to cross the road at a red light, she will not go. If not, she would not go, but if you can then happy to <…> It is a normal person, loves both Russia and Ukraine, and Georgia, and America — all,» he explained.

During a press conference before the concert in Odessa, the actress was asked whether she’s going to the Peninsula. The scientist said that the trip to Crimea, the Europeans banned so it doesn’t go there, «whatever fee she proposed».

Director of scientist Alexei Yakovlev later explained that «everyone perceives this statement to the extent of his depravity.»

Crimea became a Russian region in the result of a referendum held in 2014 after the coup in Ukraine. Then 96.77% of voters of the Republic of Crimea and 95.6% of residents of Sevastopol voted for return to Russia.

Kiev still considers part of its temporarily occupied territory. All people «illegally» visited the region, the Ukrainian authorities banned entry to the country.

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